Laws of Bangladesh

1The Christian Marriage Act, 1872

( ACT NO. XV OF 1872 )

Petition where Marriage Registrar refuses certificate. Procedure on petition
46. Whenever a Marriage Registrar refuses to issue a certificate under this Part, either of the parties intending marriage may apply by petition to the District Judge.
The said District Judge may examine the allegations of the petition in a summary way, and shall decide thereon.
The decision of such District Judge shall be final, and the Marriage Registrar to whom the application for the issue of a certificate was originally made shall proceed in accordance therewith.

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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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