Who Is Authorized To Perform A Marriage Ceremony?

By: LawInfo
There are two types of person authorized to perform a marriage ceremony:
  • a member of the clergy who has been registered under the Act (by the Minister of the Government responsible for the administration of the Marriage Act, or his/her designated official), or,
  • a marriage commissioner appointed by the Minister under the Act;

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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