Marriages at the chapel of Scientology the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom recognised as legally binding principle of recognition Scientology begin Church as a religion on 11 December 2013. It specifically dealt with the legally effective recognition of marriage in the chapel of the London Scientology Church as a religious place of worship in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom. The Court saw fulfilled the requirements of the Act. The happy couple, which had originally brought this procedure, as well as all other British Scientologists, have now the right to commit to a legally binding marriage ceremony in the chapel of their London Scientology Church solemnly. The Supreme Court’s decision is based on the principles of equality and freedom from discrimination in religious affairs. The decision ensures that the Scientology Church and all Scientologists as well as other religious communities and their devout followers treated, and the same rights granted to them.
In his decision, which recognizes Scientology as a religion and its Chapel (which Church around the world is in any Scientology) as a religious place of worship, the Supreme Court noted that must the definition of religion and devotion are present and be sufficient broad, to cover all faiths, which is practiced by a large number of people in this world. Together with a decision of the Supreme Court of Australia from 1983 on the recognition of the Scientology Church represents the second important decision of principle by the Supreme courts of the United Kingdom and Australia this as a bona fide religion community. In addition, the religious property was reaffirmed by Scientology by numerous other judicial and administrative decisions in many countries around the world. For more information: Sabine Weber Tel: 030-3640760