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The new legislation will generally apply in Scotland and Wales as well as in England.
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In common law , a marriage between persons of the same-sex was void ab initio. Akrotiri and Dhekelia. Meet the team. Previous legislation in England and Wales had prevented same-sex marriage, including the Marriage Act which defined marriage as between a man and a woman, the Nullity of Marriage Act which explicitly banned same-sex marriages, and the Matrimonial Causes Act which reiterated the provisions of the Nullity of Marriage Act.