Law - in Belgium - Marriage - Family

LAW:  Marriage and family

In 2005 in Belgium it's forbidden to get married to your family

In the straight line it's completely forbidden in 2005 according to article 161 of the Belgian Civil Code.

In 2005 marriage is forbidden between a brother and a sister.  Marriage is also forbidden between two brothers and two sisters (Article 162 of the Civil Code was changed in february 2003).

In 2005 marriage is forbidden between uncle and niece or cousin or between aunt and niece or cousin. But the Belgian King can give an exemption from this rule in 2005. You just have to ask him.



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