Marriage of British Subjects (Facilities) Act


Published: 1916

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Marriage of British Subjects (CAP. 262 1
(Facilities)

CHAPTER 262

THE MARRIAGE O F BRITISH SUBJECTS
(FACILITIES) ACT

Arrangement of Sections
Section

1. Short title.
2. Facilities for marriages between British subjects resident

in the United Kingdom and British subjects resident in
Antigua and Barbuda.

MARRIAGE OF BRITISH SUBJECTS (FACILITIES)

(7th March, 1916.) 1311916.
1111924.

S.R.0.2211956.
1511961.

1. This Act may be cited as the Marriage of British Short title.
Subjects (Facilities) Act.

2. (1) Where a marriage is intended to be solemnized Facilities for
marriages or contracted in Antigua and Barbuda between a British sub- betwen ~ ~ i t i ~ h

ject resident therein and a British subject resident in the subjects resident
in the United United Kingdom, a certificate for marriage lawfully issued ~ i ~ ~ d ~ ~ and

in England, Scotland, or Northern Ireland as the case may British subjects
resident in be, shall have the same effect as a certificate of notice of Antigua and

marriage lawfully issued in Antigua and Barbuda. Barbuda.

(2) Where a marriage is intended to be solemnized or
contracted in the United Kingdom between a British sub-
ject resident in Antigua and Barbuda and a British subject

LAWS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

2 CAP. 262) Marriage of British Subjects
(Facilities)

resident in England, Scotland or Northern Ireland, a cer-
tificate of notice of marriage may be issued in Antigua and
Barbuda by a person thereunto authorized by the law of
Antigua and Barbuda, in the like manner as if the marriage
were to be solemnized or contracted under circumstances
requiring the issue of such certificates and as if both such
British subjects were resident in Antigua and Barbuda.

(3) For the purposes of subsection (1) the expression
"certificate for marriage lawfully issued" means:

(a) in the case of England, a certificate for mar-
riage issued by a superintendent registrar;

( 6 ) in the case of Scotland, a certificate for mar-
riage issued by a registrar or a certificate of proclama-
tion of banns;

(c) in the case of Northern Ireland, a certificate
for marriage issued by a registrar.

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