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1The Christian Marriage Act, 1872

( ACT NO. XV Of 1872 )

Persons authorized to solemnize marriage (other than Clergy of Churches of England, Scotland or Rome);
 
 
 
 
73. Whoever, being authorized under this Act to solemnize a marriage,
 
 
 
 
and not being a Clergyman of the Church of England, solemnizing a marriage after due publication of banns, or under a license from the Anglican Bishop of the Diocese or a Surrogate duly authorized in that behalf,
 
 
 
 
or, not being a Clergyman of the Church of Scotland, solemnizing a marriage according to the rules, rites, ceremonies and customs of that church,
 
 
 
 
or, not being a Clergyman of the Church of Rome, solemnizing a marriage according to the rites, rules, ceremonies and customs of that church,

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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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