Marriage celebrants are people who are legally allowed to perform marriages in Australia.  Celebrants must be trained and registered and their services involve serious legal responsibilities.  YOU SHOULD CHECK your chosen celebrant has a valid current license. Full    details    of    all    lawful    marriages    that    occur    in    NSW,    MUST    BE REGISTERED   in   accordance   with   the   Births,   Death   and   Marriages Registration   Act   1995   (S.33)   and   the   Commonwealth   Marriage   Act 1961. Marriage Celebrants are responsible for registering marriages  within 14 days of the ceremony. Once   you   decide   to   marry,   you   are   required   to   give   a   marriage celebrant    at    least    one    month    notice    (not    more    than    18 months notice) of an intended date of marriage. Once   you   choose   a   marriage   celebrant,   they   will   provide   you   with   a Notice     of     Intended     Marriage     form     to     complete,     or     you     may download one yourself from the Internet. Marriageable age From   1   August   1991,   the   marriageable   age   is   18   years.   If   a   person, not   yet   18,   wishes   to   marry   prior   to   their   18th   birthday,   only   a   court empowered   to   give   a   'Section   12'   order   can   give   authority   for   this marriage to be solemnised. A   Notice   of   Intended   Marriage   form   may   be   lodged   prior   to   the 18th birthday, as long as the marriage occurs after the birthday.

COFFS WEDDING PLANNER

Marriage Celebrant - Church or Civil - Legal aspects

                  

Planing the wedding of your dreams in Coffs Harbour or on the Coffs Coast.

Call us on 02 6658 0071

For a list of celebrants we

know that work in the

Coffs Coast region

You may wish to get married in a Church or you may

prefer a civil celebrant.

Marriage celebrants are people who are legally

allowed to perform marriages in Australia. 

Celebrants must be trained and registered and

their services involve serious legal responsibilities. 

YOU SHOULD CHECK your chosen celebrant has a

valid current license.

Full    details    of    all    lawful    marriages    that    occur    in NSW,   MUST   BE   REGISTERED   in   accordance   with the   Births,   Death   and   Marriages   Registration   Act 1995   (S.33)   and   the   Commonwealth   Marriage   Act 1961. Marriage Celebrants are responsible for registering marriages within 14 days of the ceremony. Once you decide to marry, you are required to give a marriage celebrant at least one month notice (not more than 18 months notice) of an intended date of marriage. Once you choose a marriage celebrant, they will provide you with a Notice of Intended Marriage form to complete, or you may download one yourself from the Internet. Marriageable age From 1 August 1991, the marriageable age is 18 years. If a person, not yet 18, wishes to marry prior to their 18th birthday, only a court empowered to give a 'Section 12' order can give authority for this marriage to be solemnised. A     Notice     of     Intended     Marriage     form     may     be lodged   prior   to   the   18th   birthday,   as   long   as   the marriage occurs after the birthday.

COFFS WEDDING PLANNER

Marriage Celebrant - Church or Civil - Legal aspects

                  

Call us on 02 6658 0071

For a list of celebrants we

know that work in the

Coffs Coast region

More Information

Marriage Celebrants

You may wish to get married

in a Church or you may

prefer a civil celebrant.