Nigerian women warned to keep marriage certificates

December 17, 2016 0 comments

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Women should be careful to collect and preserve their marriage certificates, a Nigerian official has advised. Elizabeth Mangadi is a deputy registrar in the central city of Jos. Speaking to local news site Development Cable, Mangadi said women whose husbands died, or who were divorced or abandoned by them, could find themselves in a very…

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New private member’s bill would introduce cohabitation rights

October 15, 2013 4 comments

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A new private member’s bill would introduce cohabitation rights to England and Wales. Liberal Democrat peer Lord Marks introduced the bill, which aims to implement recommendations originally made by the Law Commission in 2007. The Commission proposed limited financial rights for unmarried couples who had lived together for a particular period or had a child,…

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