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supreme court

11 December 2013

PRESS SUMMARY

R (on the application of Hodkin and another) v Registrar General of Births, Deaths and

Marriages [2013] UKSC 77

On appeal from [2012] EWHC 3635

JUSTICES: Lord Neuberger (President), Lord Clarke, Lord Wilson, Lord Reed, Lord Toulson

 

BACKGROUND TO THE APPEALS

This appeal concerns the question whether a church of the Church of Scientology is recordable as a

“place of meeting for religious worship”, with the effect that a valid ceremony of marriage can be

performed there.

 

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