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Frequently Asked Questions are listed in order of popularity.

Can I get married in Britain?
Persons wishing to marry in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland, regardless of the country in which they are citizens or residents, are subject to specific legal regulations.

How does the British legal system work?
The administration of justice in Britain is independent of both Parliament and the Government. Every citizen has the right to equal treatment before the law. People accused of more serious crimes are tried in open court by a judge and jury. Less serious cases are tried by law magistrates.

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