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Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 15:  Religious or belief marriage: further provision

94.Sections 12, 13 and 14 of this Act make provision for celebrants of belief bodies to solemnise marriage. Section 15 makes a number of consequential amendments to sections 6, 11, 13, 14 and 15 of the 1977 Act, as a result of these provisions, to reflect the authorisation of belief bodies and their celebrants.

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