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1The Christian Marriage Act, 1872

( ACT NO. XV Of 1872 )

2An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the solemnization of the marriages of Christians.
  Preamble
 
WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the solemnization of the marriages of persons professing the Christian religion; It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
 
 

PRELIMINARY

Short title Extent
1. This Act may be called the Christian Marriage Act, 1872.
 
 
 
 
It extends to the whole of Bangladesh and, so far only as regards Christian citizens of Bangladesh, 3[* * *].

  • 1
    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words "Bangladesh" and "Government" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan" and "Provincial Government" or "Central Government" respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973).
  • 2
    Throughout this Act, except otherwise provided, the words "Bangladesh" and "Government" were substituted, for the words "Pakistan" and "Provincial Government" or "Central Government" respectively by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
  • 3
    The words "to the Acceding States" omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
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