Is the registration of a matrimonial rights charge against third parties being abused by the non-owning spouse in the United Kingdom?


The document discusses occupational rights in the matrimonial home, courteous of the Matrimonial Homes Act of 1967 and 1983, and the Family Law Act of 1996.

It concentrates on the draconian effects of registration by the non -owning spouse of this right as a charge in the matrimonial home against third parties. It also looks at the consequences of non-registration of the right as a charge by the former.

Finally, it provides solutions to the problems above, recommended by the author.

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