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1The Christian Marriage Act, 1872

( ACT NO. XV Of 1872 )

Persons by whom marriages may be solemnized
5. Marriages may be solemnized in Bangladesh-
 
 
 
 
(1) by any person who has received episcopal ordination, provided that the marriage be solemnized according to the rules, rites, ceremonies and customs of the Church of which he is a Minister;
 
 
 
 
(2) by any clergyman of the Church of Scotland, provided that such marriage be solemnized according to the rules, rites, ceremonies and customs of the Church of Scotland;
 
 
 
 
(3) by any Minister of Religion licensed under this Act to solemnized marriages;
 
 
(4) by, or in the presence of, a Marriage Registrar appointed under this Act;
 
 
 
 
(5) by any person licensed under this Act to grant certificates of marriage between Native Christians.

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    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).
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