Marriage Law (Ireland) Amendment Act, 1863

Marriages under this Act without the presence of the registrar good and cognizable.

8. The presence of the registrar shall not be necessary at any marriage celebrated under the provisions of this Act in any house of worship registered or certified under the said recited Act or this Act; and every such marriage shall be good and cognizable in like manner as any marriage solemnized under the provisions of the said recited Act; nor shall the minister who shall solemnize any such marriage without the presence of the registrar be guilty of felony.