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Marriage and Registration Act 1856

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XXIIRegistrar General to furnish Marriage Register Books and Forms to each certified Secretary of a Synagogue of British Jews.

The Registrar General shall furnish or cause to be furnished to the Person whom Twenty Householders professing the Jewish Religion, and being Members of the West London Synagogue of British Jews, shall certify in Writing under their Hands to the Registrar General to be the Secretary of the West .London Synagogue of British Jews, and also to every Person whom such Secretary shall in like Manner certify to be the Secretary of some other Synagogue of not less than Twenty Householders professing the Jewish Religion, and being in connexion with the West London Synagogue, and having been established for not less than One Year, a sufficient Number in duplicate of Marriage Register Books and Forms for certified Copies thereof; and every Secretary of a Synagogue to whom such Books and Forms shall be furnished under this Act shall perform the same Duties in relation to the Registration of Marriages between Persons professing the Jewish Religion as under an Act passed in the Session of Parliament held in the Sixth and Seventh Years of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, Chapter Eighty-six, intituled An Act for registering Births, Deaths, and Marriages in England, are to be performed by the Secretary of a Synagogue to whom Marriage Register Books and Forms for certified Copies thereof have been or shall be furnished under that Act.

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