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1 July 2018

The final orders have been passed by the States of Jersey today that mean that from 1 July 2018 Jersey’s new marriage law is in effect.

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We’re Getting Married!

The States of Jersey today (1 February 2018) approved the amendments to Jersey’s marriage legislation that will allow same sex couples and couples where one or both partners are transgender to marry.

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Open letter to States of Jersey members ahead of the marriage debate

Liberate writes to States of Jersey members ahead of this week’s debate on the Marriage Law to ask for no enshrining of discrimination in the provision of goods and services in our laws

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Jersey wedding suppliers say ‘no’ to the tolerance clause

Jersey wedding suppliers have signed an open letter to States of Jersey members stating their opposition to a tolerance clause within the Marriage Law.

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Senior Church leaders from the Anglican and Methodist Churches call for Jersey to reject the tolerance clause

Jayne Ozanne, a member of the Church of England’s General Synod, and Reverend Graeme Halls, Superintendent of the Methodist Circuit in Jersey, have written open letters this weekend urging States of Jersey members to reject the so called ‘tolerance clause’ from marriage legislation that is due to be debated this week.

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We say ‘no’ to discrimination against same sex couples

If you support Liberate’s position on the Scrutiny Panel’s amendments to the Marriage Law and Discrimination Law, please sign our petition asking States members not to pass it at the States sitting on 30 January 2018.

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An open letter to all Members of the States of Jersey on the subject of the Draft Marriage Law

We have sent the following open letter to all Members of the States of Jersey on the subject of the Draft Marriage and Civil Status (Amendment No. 4) (Jersey) Law to be debated on Tuesday 14 November 2017 urging them to reject calls for a ‘conscience clause’.

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Liberate’s reponse to Scrutiny’s request for evidence on draft marriage law

Delays to the marriage legislation have no basis in reality and are beginning to cost individual islanders.

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Major overhaul of Jersey marriage laws

The following press release was issued today by the States of Jersey: Same-sex couples will be able to get married in Jersey from spring 2018 onwards thanks to a major overhaul of the Island’s marriage laws. Jersey’s Deputy Chief Minister,…

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Marriage legislation update

It won’t be in by 31 December 2017, but we have a tentative and cautious date of 31 March 2018 now.

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