Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 16th June 2015.

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Photo of Lord Tebbit Lord Tebbit Conservative

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their definition of marriage.

Photo of Lord Faulks Lord Faulks The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

There is no single legal definition of marriage. Marriage in England and Wales is a legal relationship between two people that is provided for by the Marriage Act 1949, as amended.

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