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Tasmania - Legislation

The Marriage Amendment Act 1906 (1906 - 1938)

Amending Act

The Marriage Amendment Act 1906 also known by its full title "An Act to amend 'The Marriage Act 1895'" (Act no.6 Edw. VII No.19) stresses the legitimacy of marriages conducted prior to the Marriages Act 1895, or by Officiating Ministers whom were believed to be legitimate by the married parties even if they turned out to be unregistered or fraudulent. The amendment also made some changes to the Marriage Act 1895 including changing the title of Officers to Registrars of Marriages.
This legislation was repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934 (Act no. 25 Geo. V no.78) on 31 May 1938.

Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Tasmanian Legislation', 20 January 2014, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Elizabeth Daniels