Registration of Marriages (Ireland) Act, 1863

Indexes to be kept at general register office.

Searches to be allowed, and certified copies to be given.

17. The Registrar General shall cause indexes of all the registers herein mentioned to be made and kept in the general register office; and every person shall be entitled to search the said indexes between the hours of ten in the morning and four in the afternoon of every day, except Sundays, Christmas Day, and Good Friday, and to have a certified copy of any entry in the said registers; and for every general search of the said indexes the sum of twenty shillings, and for every particular search the sum of one shilling, and for every such certified copy the sum of two shillings and sixpence, shall be paid to the Registrar General or such other officer as shall be appointed to receive such fees on his account, in addition to the stamp duty of one penny imposed by [1] an Act passed in the twenty-third year of Her Majesty, chapter fifteen.

[1 23 & 24 Vict. c. 15. (except ss. 4–6) is rep. 33 & 34 Vict. c. 99. See that Act.]