Couple to marry in UK's first Scientology wedding after winning Supreme Court case - 2014-02-23

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F125.png Couple to marry in UK's first Scientology wedding after winning Supreme Court case February 23, 2014, Ian Johnston, The Independent

The judges' ruling in December said that the chapel should be registered as a place where marriages could take place because "Scientology comes within the meaning of a religion" – a decision that could have significant ramifications as religions can seek charitable status and tax exemptions.

A government source said at the time that the ruling could "open the floodgates" to other groups claiming to be religions for tax purposes.


{{cite news | first = Ian | last = Johnston | title = Couple to marry in UK's first Scientology wedding after winning Supreme Court case | url = http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/couple-to-marry-in-uks-first-scientology-wedding-after-winning-supreme-court-case-9147501.html | work = The Independent | date = February 23, 2014 | accessdate = January 14, 2017 }}