A request for correction must be made through the Civil Registrar who officiated the Civil Partnership union.
Two persons may enter into a civil partnership if:
- Persons are sixteen years of age or older but under the age of eighteen and the person’s parent, legal guardian or the court consents to the civil partnership
- Both persons are over the age of eighteen years;
- Neither person is currently married, in a civil partnership or overseas relationship; and
- Neither person is within the prohibited degrees of civil partnership.
The Civil Partnership Act requires 7 clear days.
A civil partnership may be dissolved upon application to the Court.
Immediately after a civil partnership has been formalized by a Civil Registrar, the Civil Registrar is required to issue to the parties a certificate of civil partnership.
Civil partnerships are non-religious and marriages are religious.
If a civil partnership was formalized in another jurisdiction would it be recognized in the Cayman Islands?
An overseas relationship may be recognized as a civil partnership if the conditions under the Civil Partnership Act are met.