Registration of Marriages (Ireland) Act, 1863

Abstract of registers to be laid annually before Parliament.

16. The Registrar General shall once in every year transmit to the Lord Lieutenant a general abstract of the numbers of marriages registered during the foregoing year in such form and at such date as the Lord Lieutenant shall from time to time prescribe; and every such annual general abstract shall be laid before Parliament within one month after receipt thereof, or, if Parliament shall not be then sitting, within one month after the commencement of the next session.