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Name: Marriage (Amendment) Act, 2013 (Act 21, 2013).
Country: Dominica
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2013-11-18
Entry into force:
ISN: DMA-2013-L-95137
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Web portal, Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica PDF of Act PDF of Act (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2014-02-13)
Abstract/Citation: Amendment to section 6(4) of the Act gives marriage officers the legal right to celebrate or solemnize marriages not only in the church but outside the church. There is no longer an obligation to publish banns or notice to marry under the Act in order to be grated a marriage licence.
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