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No. 24 of 1993. The Marriage (Amendment) Act, 1993. 1 ANTIGUA


[ L.S. 1

I Assent,

J.B. Carlisle,

2nd November, 1993.


No. 24 of 1993

An Act to amend the Marriage Act (Cap. 347).

[ 1 lffi November, 1993 ]

ENACTED by the Parliament of Antigua and Barbudz as
follows -

1. "Ihis Act d a y be cited as the Marriage (Amendment) Act, shoa title

Z Section 46 of the Marriage Act (in this Act referred to as the Amendment of
principal Act) ts amended by renumbering section 46 as subsec- Section 46 of Cap.
tion (I) and by inserting after subsection (1) the following new 347.
subsection -

(2) For the purposes of this section -

(a) the Deputy Registrar or the Assis-
tant Registrar of the High Court;

(b) any legalofficer, Barrister-at-Law,
Solicitor, or Attorney-at-Law
appointed by the Minister
responsible for Legal Affairs after
consultation with the Registrar

M G U A 2 The Marriage (Amendwnt) Act, 1993. No, 24 of;1993.


(c) any fit and proper person appointed
by the Minister responsible for
Legal Affairs after consultation
with the Registrar General,

shall celebrate any marriage which the Regis-
trar General is authorised to celebrate under
this Put;

Section 49 of 3. Section 49 of the principal Act is repealed and is replaced
principal Act by the following -
repealed and
replaced. "49 (1) For every marriage celebrated by

the Registrar General or any of the persons
specified in section 46 (2) there shall be paid to
the Registrar General a fee of one hundred
dollars which shall be paid into the Consoli-
dated Fund.

(2) For every hmrhge celebrated by the
Registrar Generalor any of the persons speci-
fied in section 46 (2) at a place other than the
office of the Registrar General, there shall be
paid to the person celebrating the marriage a
fee of one hundreddollars in addition to the fee
referred to in subsection (1).

(3) The additional fee referred to tlt subsec-
tion (2) shall be paid to the Registrar General
or the person who celebrated the marriage for
his own use." - ;r

Passed the House of Representatives this 'Passed the Senate this 14th
30th day of September, 1993. day of October, 1993.

C.L. Murray, B.T. Carrott',
Speaker. President.

L.A. Dowe, L.A. Dowe,
Clerk tc the House of Representatives. Clerk to the Senate.

Printed at the Government Printing Office, Antigua and Barbuda,
by Rupert Charity, Acting Government Pnnter

- By Authority, 1993.
800-1 1.93 (Price $1.201