Same-sex couple drop case against ROM for voiding their marriage

The Singaporean couple had approached the High Court for permission to challenge ROM's decision to void their marriage but they have now dropped the case.
The Singaporean couple had approached the High Court for permission to challenge ROM's decision to void their marriage but they have now dropped the case.ST ILLUSTRATION: ADAM LEE

Court seals case file after U-turn on bid to stop registrar from voiding their marriage

The same-sex couple who had sought to challenge the Registrar of Marriages' decision to annul their marriage have abandoned the move.

The couple had different genders when they married but the husband underwent surgery and became a woman. ROM then voided the marriage.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 17, 2018, with the headline 'Same-sex couple drop case against ROM'. Print Edition | Subscribe