1 THE CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE ACT, 1872

(ACT NO. XV OF 1872).
  [18th July, 1872]
 
 
     
   
 
PART V
MARRIAGES SOLEMNIZED BY, OR IN THE PRESENCE OF, A MARRIAGE REGISTRAR

 
  Procedure on petition  
The said petition shall state all the circumstances of the case, and pray for the order and direction of the Court concerning the same,



and the said District Judge shall examine into the allegations of the petition and the circumstances of the case;



and if, upon such examination, it appears, that the person forbidding the issue of such certificate is not authorized by law so to do, such District Judge shall declare that the person forbidding the issue of such certificate is not authorized as aforesaid,



and thereupon such certificate shall be issued, and the like proceedings may be had in relation to such marriage as if the issue had not been forbidden.



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1 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).

2 Paragraphs 6th, 7th and 8th of section 48 were omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)

 
 

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