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Marriages (Ireland) Act 1846

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Marriages (Ireland) Act 1846

1846 CHAPTER 72

An Act to amend the Act for Marriages in Ireland, and for registering such Marriages.

[26th August 1846]

WHEREAS an Act was passed in the Session of Parliament holden in the Seventh and Eighth Years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled An Act for Marriages in Ireland, and for registering such Marriages: And whereas it is expedient to amend the Provisions of the same in respect of Marriages of Parties, One of whom may reside in England or Scotland: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, That in any Case of a Marriage intended to be solemnized in Ireland between Parties One of whom shall be resident in England, such Party so resident in England shall give Notice in the Form used in England in that Behalf, or to the like Effect, to the Superintendent Registrar of the District within which such Party shall have dwelt for not less than Seven Days then next preceding, and shall state therein the Name and Surname and the Profession or Condition of each of the Parties intending Marriage, the Dwelling Place of each of them, and the Time, not being less than Seven Days, during: which each has dwelt therein, and the Church or other Building in which the Marriage is to be solemnized, provided that if either Party shall have dwelt in the Place stated in the Notice more than One Calendar Month, it may be stated therein that he or she hath dwelt there One Month and upwards ; and such Notice shall be dealt with in such Manner, and such Certificate shall be given by such Registrar in such Manner, as is prescribed in an Act of the Sixth and Seventh Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Fourth, intituled An Act for Marriages in England, provided that in such Case such Certificate shall not be issued before the Expiration of Seven Days from the Entry of such Notice as aforesaid; and from and after the Expiration of Seven Days from the issuing of such Certificate the Production of the same to the Person duly authorized under the Provisions of the said first-recited Act to grant a Licence for. Marriage in such Case shall be as valid and effectual to all Intents and Purposes for authorizing such Person to grant a Licence for Marriage, and such Certificate shall be as valid and effectual for all other Purposes under the Provisions of the said first-recited Act as any Certificate of a Registrar of a District in Ireland would be under the said Act if such Party giving such Notice were resident within such District in Ireland, and the other Party to such intended Marriage were also resident within another Registrar's District in Ireland,

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