The decision has not been publicly announced. Islamic law permits men to have up to four wives at any one time provided the husband spends equal amounts of time and money on each of them. In Britain, bigamous marriages conducted in the UK are punishable by up to seven years in prison.
Can you have two wives in UK?
Polygamy is the practice of having more than one wife at the same time. However, it is possible for all parties to a polygamous marriage to be legally present in the UK. For example, a second spouse may qualify for entry to the UK in a different immigration category, in their own right.
Can you legally have more than one wife?
In New South Wales, section 92 of the Crimes Act 1900 makes it an offence punishable by a maximum penalty of seven years imprisonment to marry a person whilst already married to another. This is known as bigamy.
Can I get a UK passport if I am married to a UK citizen?
You can apply for British citizenship by naturalisation if you: are 18 or over. are married to, or in a civil partnership with, someone who is a British citizen. have lived in the UK for at least 3 years before the date of your application.