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Marriage Confirmation Act 1830

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Marriage Confirmation Act 1830

1830 CHAPTER 18 11 Geo 4 and 1 Will 4

An Act to render valid Marriages solemnized in certain Churches and Chapels.

[29th May 1830]

And whereas the Ministers of certain parish churches and chapels of chapelries have, during the repair or rebuilding of such churches or chapels, published the banns of marriages in some places within the limits of their parishes or chapelries respectively wherein divine service has been usually performed during the time of such repair or rebuilding, but have solemnized the marriages themselves in the churches or chapels of the same or of some adjoining parishes or chapelries: And whereas other clergymen, during the time of such repair or rebuilding, have published banns of marriage and solemnized marriages in places duly licensed for the performance of divine worship, according to the forms of the united church of England and Ireland, within their respective parishes or chapelries, but not licensed specially for such performance during such time as aforesaid: And whereas it is expedient that the marriages so solemnized should not on that account have their validity questioned;

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C1Short title “The Marriage Confirmation Act 1830” given by Short Titles Act 1896 (c. 14)

C3Words of enactment repealed by Statute Law Revision (No. 2) Act 1890 (c. 51)

C4Acts cited or referred to by their short titles under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1893 (c. 14), s. 3

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3 For removing doubts as to marriages solemnized in churches made and constituted under Acts 58 Geo. 3. c. 45 and 59 Geo. 3. c. 134.U.K.

And whereas doubts have arisen touching the validity of marriages solemnized in churches which have been made and constituted the churches of distinct parishes, or district parishes, under the provisions of the M1Church Building Act 1818; and also of the M2Church Building Act 1819: And whereas it is expedient that such doubts should be removed: Therefore be it enacted, that all marriages which have already been solemnized, or may hereafter be solemnized, in any church which shall have been made and constituted the church of a distinct parish, or of a district parish, as aforesaid, after consecration thereof and assignment of a district thereto, shall be as good and valid in law as if such marriages had been solemnized in any parish church wherein banns had been usually published before or at the time of passing an Act made in the twenty-sixth year of King George the Second intituled An Act for the better preventing of clandestine marriages.

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