Question: Is polygamy legal in the UK 2020?

Polygamous marriages may not be performed in the United Kingdom, and if a polygamous marriage is performed, the already-married person may be guilty of the crime of bigamy under section 11 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973.

2.2 Actual polygamous marriages celebrated before 1 August 1971. The recognition (or otherwise) of polygamous marriages celebrated before 1 August 1971 is a matter of common law.

Can you have two wives USA?

United States Polygamy is the act or condition of a person marrying another person while still being lawfully married to another spouse. It is illegal in the United States. The crime is punishable by a fine, imprisonment, or both, according to the law of the individual state and the circumstances of the offense.

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