—(1) Notwithstanding section 181, the parties to a marriage which has been solemnized under any law, religion, custom or usage may, if the marriage has not been registered, apply to the Registrar in the prescribed form for the registration of the marriage.
(2) The Registrar may require the parties to the marriage to appear before him and to produce such evidence of the marriage, either oral or documentary, as he may require, and to furnish such other particulars as may be required by him.
(3) The Registrar may, on being satisfied of the truth of the statements contained in the application, register the marriage by entering the particulars thereof in the certificate of marriage.
(4) The entry of the marriage in the certificate of marriage shall be signed by the Registrar and the parties to the marriage.
(5) The Registrar shall not register a marriage under this section if he is satisfied that the marriage is void under the provisions of this Act.