Marriage Act 1994
|Introduced by||Gyles Brandreth|
|Relates to||Marriage Act 1949|
|Text of the Marriage Act 1994 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from legislation.gov.uk|
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.