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1The Christian Marriage Act, 1872

( ACT NO. XV Of 1872 )

Place for solemnizing marriage
 
 
 
 
11. No Clergyman of the Church of England shall solemnize a marriage in any place other than a church where worship is generally held according to the forms of the Church of England,
 
 
 
 
unless there is no such church within five miles distance by the shortest road from such place, or
 
 
 
 
unless he has received a special license authorizing him to do so under the hand and seal of the Anglican Bishop of the Diocese or his Commissary.

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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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