The Marriage (Northern Ireland) Order 2003

Registration of civil marriage

20.  (1)  The following persons shall sign the marriage schedule immediately after the solemnisation of a civil marriage—

(a)both parties to the marriage;

(b)both witnesses to the marriage; and

(c)the person who solemnised it.

(2) The person who solemnised the marriage shall cause it to be registered as soon as practicable after the marriage schedule is signed.