- v make formal or official
- v declare or make legally valid
News & Articles
- Kenya legalises polygamy without wife's consent
Kenya's parliament has passed a bill allowing men to marry as many women as they want, prompting a furious backlash from female lawmakers who stormed out, reports said Friday. The bill, which amended existing marriage legislation, was passed late on Thursday to formalise customary law about marrying more than one person. The proposed bill had initially given a wife the right to veto the husband ...
March 21, 2014 - AFP via Yahoo! News
- Pranab Mukherjee in Hindustan Times
In the ensuing year, we intend to formalise a symbol for the Indian rupee, which reflects and captures the Indian ethos and culture,said Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha.
- Tim Barnett in Scoop.co.nz (press release)
From that date couples could apply for a civil union licence and access civil union services,says Tim Barnett. "The civil union legislation has ensured couples such as Alburta and Tina can formalise their relationship in a legal...