Law and religion round-up – 16th August

Organs, singing, weddings and disputes over individual communion cups…

Church of Scotland and COVID-19

On 14 August, the Church of Scotland issued updated guidance on reopening its church buildings. The guidance reflects additions made in response to the move to phase 3 in Scotland’s route map through and out of the pandemic and also includes updated information on letting church halls.

Wedding and civil partnership receptions in England

On Friday, the Westminster Government announced that from Saturday 15 August, in England:

“up to 30 people, but no more, can attend a marriage or civil partnership, where this can be safely accommodated with social distancing in a COVID-19 venue. Continue reading