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In section 22 of the 1892 Act (validity of marriages solemnised by chaplains of H.M. forces serving abroad) the proviso to subsection (1) shall be omitted and after that subsection there shall be inserted the following—
“(1A)Subsection (1) above shall not apply to a marriage unless—
(a)at least one of the parties to the marriage is a person who—
(i)is a member of the said forces serving in the foreign territory concerned or is employed in that territory in such other capacity as may be prescribed by Order in Council; or
(ii)is a child of a person falling within sub-paragraph (i) above and has his home with that person in that territory; and
(b)such other conditions as may be so prescribed are complied with.
(1B)In determining for the purposes of subsection (1A) above whether one person is the child of another—
(a)it shall be immaterial whether the person’s father and mother were at any time married to each other; and
(b)a person who is or was treated by another as a child of the family in relation to any marriage to which that other is or was a party shall be regarded as his child.”
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