"Exceptional" in maternity
It is the article 75 of the civil code which authorizes the marriages outside a town hall "in case of serious impediment", with the agreement of the judicial authority and the guarantee that the marriage is public.That is why the door of the room had to remain open when Jorina and Stephane were married by Patricia Basset, deputy mayor of Calais in office of the civil status."We have had many occasions to celebrate marriages in the palliative care unit, because there is a form of emergencysays Caroline Hennion. But here it's totally exceptional in maternity! This is the first time I've heard of a situation like this in my career, and we are very happy of course to have been able to make this event happen!", added the director.