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Solemnization of Marriage License Regulations made under Sections 29 and 33 of the
Solemnization of Marriage Act
R.S.N.S. 1989, c. 436
O.I.C. 2000-444 (September 6, 2000, effective January 1, 2001), N.S. Reg. 155/2000
Effective May 1, 2018, the name of the Act is changed to the Marriage Act and
these regulations are replaced by N.S. Reg. 74/2018, the Marriage Regulations.
1 These regulations may be cited as the Solemnization of Marriage License Regulations.
Expiration of marriage license
2 A marriage license shall expire 1 year from the date on which it is issued, unless a marriage is performed as authorized in the license.
Amendment of Form A
3 Form A in the Schedule to the Act is amended by adding the following sentence at the end of the form:
This license expires 1 year from the date entered above, unless a marriage is performed as authorized.