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Immigration Act 2014

Marriage referred to Secretary of State: issue of certificates

269.Paragraph 11 inserts a new section 31ZA (notice of marriage: false information or evidence) in the 1949 Act.

270.The new section 31ZA provides that, where notice of marriage has been given under section 27 of the 1949 Act, the superintendent registrar may refuse to issue the certificate where they have reasonable grounds for suspecting that an incorrect decision was made because false information or evidence was provided.

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