Jersey residents asked about views on divorce law

Jersey residents have been asked by their government how their 70-year old divorce law should be changed in a public consultation.

Views were sought on whether people should be allowed to divorce before their 3rd year of marriage.

The public were also asked if the age of marriage should be increased to 18 years of age and whether civil partnerships should be extended to opposite sex couples or removed altogether.

Three public meetings were held the matters were discussed.

The meetings formed part of a twelve-week consultation which is due to run until Friday, 22nd February.

 

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