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1The Christian Marriage Act, 1872

( ACT NO. XV Of 1872 )

Procedure on petition
 
 
 
 
And the said District Judge may examine the allegations of the petition in a summary way:
 
 
 
 
And, if upon examination such marriage appears proper, such District Judge shall declare the marriage to be a proper marriage.
 
 
 
 
Such declaration shall be as effectual as if the person whose consent was needed had consented to the marriage;
 
 
 
 
and, if he has forbidden the issue of the Marriage Registrar's certificate, such certificate shall be issued and the like proceedings may be had under this Part in relation to the marriage as if the issue of such certificate had not been forbidden.

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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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