What is Section 42 of the marriage Act?
Section 42 (8) of the Marriage Act 1961 states simply that the celebrant must be satisfied as to the identity of the parties. The Act does not require photo ID.
What is subsection 42 5A of the Act?
(5A) An authorised celebrant shall, as soon as practicable after receiving the notice referred to in subsection (1), give to the parties a document outlining the obligations and consequences of marriage and indicating the availability of marriage education and counselling.
What are the three levels of Authorised celebrants?
Within this group there are currently three categories: (i) civil marriage celebrants, (ii) religious celebrants who do not belong to one of the recognised denominations(2), and (iii) celebrants appointed to deal with special community needs.
What is the penalty for contravening any of the sections of the marriage Act 1961act as specified in section 99 of the Act?
Penalty: Imprisonment for 6 months or 5 penalty units.
Can a commissioned officer marry people?
A set of rules also govern “military fraternization.” Among other prohibitions, those rules generally say that an enlisted member and an officer cannot marry. However, there are many exceptions to this policy. There are also rules about when military members can have their civilian husband or wife stationed with them.
Can you marry your first cousin in Australia?
But under Australian law, you are allowed to marry a cousin, niece or nephew and even an aunt or uncle. According to Lawstuff.org.au: In some countries it is illegal to marry your first cousin, but not Australia.
Can adopted siblings marry in Australia?
A marriage will be considered invalid if: either person is under the age of 18 and the Court did not give permission for the marriage to occur; or. the people getting married are related (including step siblings, step parents, half-siblings, adopted siblings, adoptive parents, or any blood relatives).
What does a marriage celebrant have to say?
This is normally part of the MONITUM, a legal requirement, explaining the following to the party being married, and at least two witnesses: “My name is [Celebrants FULL NAME] and we are gathered today to witness the marriage of A & B. I am duly authorised by law to solemnise marriages according to law.