Marriage Act 1994

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Marriage Act
Introduced byGyles Brandreth
Other legislation
Relates toMarriage Act 1949
Text of the Marriage Act 1994 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from

The Marriage Act 1994 (c. 34) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Introduced as a private member's bill by Gyles Brandreth, it amended the Marriage Act 1949 to allow marriages to be solemnized in certain "approved premises". Prior to the act, marriage ceremonies could only be conducted in churches and register offices.[1]


  1. ^ "Rock chick bride says 'aisle do'". BBC News Online. 13 February 2006.

External links[edit]