Practice Guidance

Case law and capacity to engage in sexual relations and consent to marriage

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The issue of consent to sexual relations and marriage is often a dilemma for practitioners. Case law provides guidance and this guide looks at implications for practice, including why both situations are “act specific” and not “person specific”.

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