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MARRIAGE ACT 1961 - SECT 101

Solemnisation of marriage by unauthorised person

                   A person shall not solemnise a marriage, or purport to solemnise a marriage, at a place in Australia or under Part V unless the person is authorised by or under this Act to solemnise marriages at that place or under that Part, as the case may be.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 6 months or 5 penalty units.



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