If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a
version of this document in a more accessible format, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
Part 4, and Schedules 4, 5 and 6, contain new powers to investigate suspected sham marriages and civil partnerships and extend powers for information to be shared by and with registration officials. Notices of marriage or civil partnership involving a non-EEA national (without settled status or an EU law right of permanent residence and not exempt from immigration control or holding a marriage or civil partnership visa) will be referred to the Home Office for a decision whether to investigate whether the proposed marriage or civil partnership is a sham.