Alhaji Mohamed v Knott: 1969

A 26 year old Nigerian Muslim man who entered into a potentially polygamous marriage in Nigeria with a Nigerian girl aged 13; both were domiciled in Nigeria and the marriage was valid according to Nigerian law.
Held: The marriage was capable of recognition in our laws.

[1969] 1 QB 1
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedSingh v Entry Clearance Officer New Delhi CA 30-Jul-2004
The applicant, an 8 year old boy, became part of his Indian family who lived in England, through an adoption recognised in Indian Law, but not in English Law. Though the adoption was genuine, his family ties had not been broken in India. The family . .

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Updated: 19 January 2022; Ref: scu.200325