In Sahyouni v. Mamisch, (CJEU, Dec. 20, 2017), the Court of Justice of the European Union held that EU Council Regulation 1259/2010 implementing enhanced legal cooperation in matters of divorce and legal separation does not apply to a divorce granted by a Muslim religious court.  The European Court said in part:it is clear from the objectives pursued by Regulation No 1259/2010 that the latter regulation covers solely divorces pronounced either by a national court or by, or under the supervision of, a public authority.Law


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