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Government rules out cohabitation reform

8th November 2022

Law Gazette

Afamily law group that successfully campaigned for no-fault divorce has criticised the government for refusing to reform family law to better protect unmarried couples.

In a report published over the summer, the House of Commons women and equalities committee urged the government to improve legal protections for cohabiting couples by introducing an opt-out cohabitation scheme proposed by the Law Commission in its 2007 report on the financial consequences of relationship breakdown.

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