Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v MN (BB): [2018] UKUT 68 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Wikeley on 1 March 2018.

Read the full decision in CG/1564/2017.

Judicial Summary

Validity of polygamous marriage - Husband (H) married W1 in Bangladesh in 1959 and W2, also in Bangladesh, in 1983 - H lived in UK from 1963 - W1 died in 1997, H in 2016 - whether W2 entitled to bereavement benefit on H’s death - whether validity of second marriage judged on facts in 2016 or at the time of second marriage - MCA 1973 section 11(d) considered - domicile

Published 12 March 2018