The Marriage Act

R.S.M. 1987, c. M50

The Marriage Act

Table of Contents

1 Definitions.
2 Authority of clergy to solemnize marriages.
3 Registration of authorized persons.
(2) Refusal to register.
(3) Cancellation of registration.
4 Register.
5 Certificate of registration.
6 Penalty.
7 Appointment of marriage commissioners.
(2) Fee of marriage commissioners.
(3) Form of marriage ceremony.
8 Licence or banns required for marriage.
(2) Requirements respecting publication of banns.
(3) Time and manner of publication.
(4) Publication on day other than Sunday.
(5) Completion of certificate of publication, etc.
(6) Delivery of certificate.
(7) Dispensation of publication, effect of and fee for.
(8) Meaning of "church".
9 Limitations as to times.
(2) Waiting period.
(3) Witnesses necessary.
(4) Issuer of licence not to marry.
(5) Exceptional cases.
(6) Duties of clergy after solemnizing the marriage.
10 Appointment of issuers of marriage licences.
(2) Q. B. registrar and deputy registrar as issuers.
(3) Title of issuers.
(4) Issuers previously appointed.
11 Supply of licence forms.
12 Issue of licences.
13 Once issued remain valid.
14 Mechanically reproduced signature permitted.
15 Penalty for unauthorized issue of licence.
16 Return of unissued licences.
17 Issuer to pay expenses.
18 Where party to marriage is under 18.
(2) Production and proof of consent.
(3) Form of consent.
19 Application for consent by judge.
(2) Form of consent.
(3) Appeal from judge.
(4) Disposition of appeal.
20 Marriages of mentally disordered persons.
(2) Certificate of mental capacity.
(3) Penalty.
21 Affidavit before issue of licence, etc.
(2) Additional facts to be stated.
(3) Form.
(4) Evidence to be sent to department.
22 Proof of age.
23 Definition of "order".
(2) Form of statutory declaration where spouse presumed dead.
(3) Statutory declaration of other parties.
(4) Order to be forwarded.
24 Memorandum on back of declaration.
(2) Duty of issuer, clergy, etc.
(3) Form of memorandum.
(4) Provision for change in Schedule A.
25 Compliance with secs. 18, 19 and 20.
(2) Evidence to be sent department
(3) Hours for issue of licence.
26 Fees for licences.
27 Certain objections not valid.
28 Marriage certificate.
29 Validating marriages where no legal disqualification.
30 No judgment by consent or in default.
(2) Evidence to be viva voce in open court.
(3) Court may require examination of parties.
31 Responsibility of clergy.
32 Penalty for false statement
(2) General penalty.
(3) Limitation on prosecution.
(4) Fiat of Attorney-General.
33 Regulations.
SCHEDULE A (Section 24)