Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1986

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1986/2255

1986 No. 2255 (S. 164)

MARRIAGE

The Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1986

16thDecember 1986

31stDecember 1986

1stApril 1987

In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by sections 3(1), 19(2), 25 and 26 of the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977(a) and of all other powers enabling me in that behalf, and with the approval of the Secretary of State, I hereby make the following regulations:-

Citation and commencement

1. These regulations may be cited as the Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1986 and shall come into operation on 1st April 1987.

Fees

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 £5.

(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 £12.

3. The Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1985(b) are hereby revoked.

C. M. Glennie, Registrar General.

New Register House, Edinburgh.

16th December 1986.

Approved by the Secretary of State.

Glenarthur, Minister of State, Scottish Office.

New St. Andrew's House, Edinburgh.

16th December 1986.

(a) 1977 c.15.

(b) S.I. 1985/1889.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This Note is not part of the Regulations.)

These regulations set out, with effect from 1st April 1987, 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 increased from £4 to £5; the fee under section 19(2) is not increased and remains at £12. The Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1985 are revoked.

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