Marriage Registration (Amendment)

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Published: 1995

Marriage Registration (Amendment)
Marriage Registration (Amendment)




AN ACT TO AMEND THE MARRIAGE REGISTRATION ORDINANCE








BE it enacted by the Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as follows: -



[18th October

, 1995 ]













Short title



1. This Act may be cited as the Marriage Registration (Amendment) Act, No. 18 of 1995.



Replacement of section 15 of Chapter 112



2. Section 15 of the Marriage Registration Ordinance is hereby repealed, and the following section substituted therefor:-







"Prohibited age of marriage.



15. No marriage contracted after the coming into force of this section shall be valid unless both parties to the marriage have completed eighteen years of age.".



Sinhala text to prevail in case of Inconsistency.



3. In the event of any inconsistency between the Sinhala and "Tamil texts of this Act, the Sinhala text shall
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