Judgments - R (On The Application of Baiai and Others) V Secretary of State For The Home Department

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47.  For these reasons, which are simply a footnote to those given by Lord Bingham, with whom I entirely agree, I too would dismiss these appeals. The declaration of incompatibility made by Silber J and upheld in the Court of Appeal, should be amended to read “section 19(1)” rather than “section 19(3),” to make it clear that it is directed solely at the discrimination between civil and Anglican preliminaries to marriage.

LORD BROWN OF EATON-UNDER-HEYWOOD

My Lords,

48.  I have had the advantage of reading in draft the opinions of my noble and learned friends, Lord Bingham of Cornhill and Baroness Hale of Richmond. I agree with both of them and, for the reasons they give, I too would dismiss the appeals and make the order proposed.

LORD NEUBERGER OF ABBOTSBURY

My Lords,

 
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