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The Marriages (Approved Premises) Regulations 1995

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application procedure

  5. 4.Public consultation

  6. 5.Grant or refusal of approval

  7. 6.Conditions

  8. 7.Expiry and renewal of approval

  9. 8.Revocation of approval

  10. 9.Reviews

  11. 10.Registers of approved premises

  12. 11.Guidance concerning grants of approval and approved premises

  13. 12.Fees

  14. 13.Notices

  15. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      REQUIREMENTS FOR THE GRANT OF APPROVAL

      1. 1.Having regard to their primary use, situation, construction and state...

      2. 2.The premises must be regularly available to the public for...

      3. 3.The premises must have the benefit of such fire precautions...

      4. 4.The premises must have no recent or continuing connection with...

      5. 5.The room or rooms in which ceremonies of marriage will...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CONDITIONS TO BE ATTACHED TO GRANTS OF APPROVAL

      1. 1.The holder of the approval must ensure that there is...

      2. 2.The responsible person or, in his absence, an appropriately qualified...

      3. 3.The holder must notify the authority— (a) of his name...

      4. 4.The holder must notify the authority immediately of any change...

      5. 5.The approved premises must be made available at all reasonable...

      6. 6.A suitable notice stating that the premises have been approved...

      7. 7.No food or drink may be sold or consumed in...

      8. 8.All marriage ceremonies must take place in a room which...

      9. 9.The room in which a marriage is solemnized must be...

      10. 10.The arrangements for and content of each marriage ceremony must...

      11. 11.Any reading, music, words or performance which forms part of...

      12. 12.Public access to any ceremony of marriage solemnized in approved...

      13. 13.Any reference to the approval of premises on any sign...

  16. Explanatory Note

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