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Foreign Marriage Act 1963 (NI)

Act No. 7 of 1963
Other document - Other as made
This is an Act of the previous Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly that was continued in force under s16 and 16A of the Norfolk Island Act 1979.
Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Registered 07 Dec 2015
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2016
Repealed by Norfolk Island Continued Laws Amendment Ordinance 2015


NORFOLK                            ISLAND




[Consolidated as at 1 August 2002

on the authority of the Administrator

and in accordance with

the Enactments Reprinting Act 1980]




         1.      Short title

         2.      Repeal





NORFOLK                            ISLAND



Foreign Marriage Act 1963


An Act to repeal the Foreign Marriage Act 1916


Short title

      1.         This Act may be cited as the Foreign Marriage Act 1963.


      2.         (1)        The Foreign Marriage Act 1916 is repealed.

                  (2)        The Foreign Marriage Act 1916 continues to apply, notwithstanding its repeal, to and in relation to a notice given under section 3* of that Act before the commencement of this Act.


*Section 3 of the Foreign Marriage Act 1916 reads as follows:

“    3.         (1)        A notice of marriage intended to be solemnised under the Foreign Marriage Act may be given by one of the parties intending such marriage, who has had his or her usual place of abode for  a period of not less than one week immediately preceding in Norfolk Island, to the Registrar of Marriages in Norfolk Island.

                  (2)        A notice under subsection 3(1) shall be published by proclamation of bans or in such other manner as may be prescribed.”.



Foreign  Marriage Act 1916;


No. 3, 1916


commenced 27.12.1916





The Foreign Marriage Act 1963 as shown in this consolidation comprises Act No. 7 of 1963.


Number and year

Date of commencement

Application saving or transitional provision

Foreign Marriage Act 1963

7, 1963








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