Question: Is polyamorous marriage legal in Norway?

Those who enter into a polygamous marriage can avoid Norwegian law by by marrying extrajudicially in a place of worhsip under the religious laws of one of the religions that allows for polygamy. This means that they then can be legally married to one wife, while they are religiously married to one or more others.

What countries is polyamorous marriage legal?

Countries Where Polygamy Is Legal 2021Country2021 PopulationIraq41,179,350Afghanistan39,835,428Morocco37,344,795Saudi Arabia35,340,68343 more rows

The crime of bigamy In New South Wales, section 92 of the Crimes Act 1900 makes it an offence punishable by a maximum penalty of seven years imprisonment to marry a person whilst already married to another. This is known as bigamy.

Which cultures polygamous marriages are legal?

Where is polygamy legal? In South Africa, Egypt, Eritrea, Morocco and Malaysia โ€“ and in Iran and Libya (with the written consent of the first wife). In other places โ€“ such as Israel, Chechnya and Burma โ€“ it is illegal but the law is not enforced.

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