Chief Justice Hon. Anthony Smellie has redefined the definition of marriage in the Cayman Islands paving the way for same-sex couples to marry legally here.
In his landmark ruling handed down Friday (29 March) CJ Smellie declared that marriage in Cayman “means a union between two people as one another spouses.”
He made the declaration as he ruled in favour of Caymanian Chantelle Day and her partner Vicki Bodden-Bush, both of whom had challenged the local law after they were refused permission to get married here.
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