- Latest available (Revised)
- Original (As enacted)
There are outstanding changes not yet made by the legislation.gov.uk editorial team to Marriage Act 1949. Any changes that have already been made by the team appear in the content and are referenced with annotations.
Whole provisions yet to be inserted into this Act (including any effects on those provisions):
Commencement Orders bringing legislation that affects this Act into force:
(1)Where any marriage has been solemnized under the provisions of this Part of this Act, it shall not be necessary in support of the marriage to give any proof—
(a)that before the marriage either of the parties thereto resided, or resided for any period, in the registration district stated in the [F1notices] of marriage to be that of his or her place of residence;
(b)that any person whose consent to the marriage was required by section three of this Act had given his consent;
(c)that the registered building in which the marriage was solemnized had been certified as required by law as a place of religious worship;
(d)that that building was the usual place of worship of either of the parties to the marriage; or
(e)that the facts stated in a declaration made under subsection (1) of section thirty-five of this Act were correct;
nor shall any evidence be given to prove the contrary in any proceedings touching the validity of the marriage.
(2)A marriage solemnized in accordance with the provisions of this Part of this Act in a registered building which has not been certified as required by law as a place of religious worship shall be as valid as if the building had been so certified.
Modifications etc. (not altering text)
Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including: