Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1993

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1993/3152

1993No. 3152 (S.301)


The Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1993




The Registrar General, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 3(1), 19(2), 25 and 26 of the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977 ( a) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, and with the approval of the Secretary of State, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1993 and shall come into force on 1st April 1994.


2.-(1) The fee payable under section 3(1) of the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977 to the district registrar by each person submitting a marriage notice shall be £10.00.

(2) The fee payable under section 19(2) of the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977 to an authorised registrar before solemnisation of a civil marriage shall be £40.00.


3. The Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1992 ( b) are hereby revoked.

New Register House, Edinburgh

C M Glennie

9th December 1993

Registrar General

Approved by the Secretary of State for Scotland

Fraser of Carmyllie

St Andrew's House, Edinburgh

Minister of State,

14th December 1993

Scottish Office

(a) 1977 c.15; section 3(1) was amended by the Marriage (Prohibited Degrees of Relationship) Act 1986 (c.16), Schedule 2, paragraph 3; section 26 contains a definition of "prescribed" relevant to the exercise of the statutory powers under which these Regulations are made.

(b) S.I. 1992/3214.


(This note is not part of the Order)

These Regulations set out, with effect from 1st April 1994, the fees payable under sections 3(1) and 19(2) of the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977 (fees for the preliminaries to marriage and for the solemnisation of a civil marriage respectively). The fee under section 3(1) is unchanged at £10.00, and the fee under section 19(2) is increased from £30.00 to £40.00. The Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1992 are revoked.

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Enabling power: Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977, ss. 3 (1), 19(2), 25, 26

Effect: S.I. 1992/3214 revoked.


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Territorial extent & classification: S. General.

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