Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1982

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1982/193

1982 No. 193 (S. 30)


The Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1982

15thFebruary 1982

1stMarch 1982

1stJuly 1982

In exercise of the powers conferred upon me by sections 3(1), 19(2) and 25, as read with section 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 1982 and shall come into operation on 1st July 1982.


2. In these regulations "the Act" means the Marriage (Scotland) Act 1977.


3.—(1) The fee payable under section 3(1) of the Act by each person submitting a marriage notice shall be £3.

(2) The fee payable to an authorised registrar under section 19(2) of the Act (fee payable before solemnisation of civil marriage) shall be £10.

4. The Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1981(b) are hereby revoked.

V. C. Stewart, Registrar General.

New Register House, Edinburgh.

12th February 1982.

I approve.

George Younger, One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State.

New St. Andrew's House, Edinburgh.

15th February 1982.

(a) 1977 c. 15.

(b) S.I. 1981/204.


(This Note is not part of the Regulations.)

These regulations set out, with effect from 1st July 1982, 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). The fee under section 3(1) is increased from £2.50 to £3 and the fee under section 19(2) is increased from £8.50 to £10. As a consequence, the Marriage Fees (Scotland) Regulations 1981 are revoked.

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