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Contents

Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II MONOGAMOUS MARRIAGES

Part III SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGES

Part IV REGISTRATION

Part V PENALTIES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO SOLEMNIZATION AND REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES

Part VI RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF HUSBAND AND WIFE

Part VII PROTECTION OF FAMILY

Part VIII MAINTENANCE OF WIFE AND CHILDREN

Part IX ENFORCEMENT OF MAINTENANCE ORDERS

Part X

Chapter 1 — DIVORCE

Chapter 2 — JUDICIAL SEPARATION

Chapter 3 — NULLITY OF MARRIAGE

Chapter 4 — FINANCIAL PROVISIONS CONSEQUENT ON MATRIMONIAL PROCEEDINGS

Chapter 4A — FINANCIAL RELIEF CONSEQUENTIAL ON FOREIGN MATRIMONIAL PROCEEDINGS

Chapter 5 — WELFARE OF CHILDREN

Chapter 6 — GENERAL PROVISIONS

Part XI OFFENCES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS

Part XII MISCELLANEOUS

FIRST SCHEDULE Kindred and affinity: prohibited degrees of relationship

SECOND SCHEDULE Consents required to the marriage of a minor

Legislative History

 
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On 19/09/2014, you requested the version in force on 19/09/2014 incorporating all amendments published on or before 19/09/2014. The closest version currently available is that of 28/03/2013.
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Voluntary registration of marriages solemnized under religion or custom
182.
—(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.
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(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.
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(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.
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(4)  The entry of the marriage in the certificate of marriage shall be signed by the Registrar and the parties to the marriage.
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(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.
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