Decision details

Cancellation of marriages and civil partnerships where “exceptional circumstances” criteria not met.

Reference: D52643

Decision Maker: Director of Communities and Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Officer Elections and Regulatory has agreed to cancel all ceremonies between 6th January 2021 until the end of the national lockdown period unless there are exceptional circumstances in line with government recommendations.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Steve Coupe, Chief Superintendent Registrar 0113 3789595 Email:

Publication date: 11/01/2021

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