Marriage Law in Eritrea: Types and Methods of Proof

15 Pages Posted: 14 Jul 2018

Date Written: June 24, 2018


In this article one small area of the Civil Code of Eritrea is presented: Marriage. The article discusses the legal aspects of marriage by addressing the following questions: What are the legally recognized types of marriage? What conditions are required to conclude marriage? What are the consequences of a defective marriage, and what are the modes of proof applicable to marriage? Moreover, legal requirements to register marriage in the register of civil status and the effects of failing to do so are a particular concern for this article.

Keywords: Marriage Law, Eritrea, Types of Marriage, Proof of Marriage, Eritrean Asylum Seekers

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Yohannes Abraha, Amanuel, Marriage Law in Eritrea: Types and Methods of Proof (June 24, 2018). Available at SSRN: or

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