Matrimonial Causes and Marriage Law (Ireland) Amendment Act, 1870

Licence of churches.

34. Every bishop of the said Church may from time to time, by writing under his hand, subject to the approval of the Lord Lieutenant license any church or chapel for the celebration of marriages in any district within its episcopal superintendence to be named in such licence between persons one or both of whom shall reside within the limits of such district; and every such bishop shall, as soon as may be after the granting of each such licence, certify the granting thereof to the Registrar General of Marriages in Ireland, and shall send a copy of such licence to the said Registrar General, who shall keep the same with the other records of his office: Provided always, that a person who shall have dwelt for fourteen days prior to the ceremony within the limits of the district shall be deemed to reside therein.