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Tag: Caribbean Overseas Territories

  • Same Sex Marriage in the Cayman Islands

    —Derek O’Brien, Senior Lecturer, Truman Bodden Law School, and Rhian Minty, Assistant Director, Truman Bodden Law School In its recent judgment in Day and Bush v The Governor of the Cayman Islands  (Day and Bush), the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has declared that the Marriage (Amendment) Law 2008 (Marriage Law), which defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, violates multiple provisions of the Bill of Rights Chapter of the Cayman Islands Constitution by denying same sex couples the right to marry.