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Civil Registration Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 24: Notification of registration of marriages and civil partnerships

Inserts new provisions in the Marriage (Northern Ireland) Order 2003 and the Civil Partnership Act 2004, which: 1) give the Registrar General power to notify such persons as the Registrar General deems appropriate of the registration of a marriage/civil partnership; 2) enable either party to the marriage/civil partnership to apply to the Registrar General to have the registration of the marriage/civil partnership notified to such persons as required; 3) require the applicant to pay a fee to the Registrar General; 4) enable the Registrar General to impose conditions in relation to information on marriages/civil partnerships notified to other persons; and 5) enable the Registrar General to notify appropriate persons without an application having been made

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