Page:1836 (33) Registration of Births &c. A bill for registering Births Deaths and Marriages in England.djvu/10

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29.
Registrars to be paid by the Overseers according to a Scale.
And be it Enacted, That every Registrar shall make put an Account Four times in every year of the number of Births, and Deaths which he shall have registered since the last Quarterly Account, and shall verify the same by a solemn declaration before any Justice, who shall thereupon sign the same, and the Guardians of the Union or Overseers of the parish, township or place for which he shall be Registrar, on production of the said account so verified and signed, shall pay to the said Registrar, out of the monies in their hands or power as such Guardians or Overseers, such sums as he shall be entitled to receive on the said account, according to the following scale; (that is to say) for the first Twenty Entries of Births and Deaths in every year which he shall have registered, whether the same be of Births or of Deaths indiscriminately, Two Shillings and Sixpence each; and One Shilling for every subsequent Entry of Births or Deaths in each year and in the case of an Union, the said several sums shall be charged to the account of the Parishes in which such Births or Deaths respectively shall have occurred.

30.
Marriage Registers to be kept, in Duplicate.
And be it Enacted, That the Registrar General shall furnish to the Rector, Vicar or: Curate of every Church and Chapel in England wherein Marriages may lawfully be solemnized, and also to every Person whom the Recording Clerk of the People called Quakers, at their central Office in London, shall from time to time certify in writing under his hand to the Registrar General to be a Registering Officer in England of the said People, and also to every Person whom the Secretaries of the Synagogue in Duke's-place and of the Portuguese Synagogue in Bevis Marks, shall from time to time jointly certify in writing under their hands to the Registrar General to be the Secretary of a Synagogue in England of Persons professing the Jewish Religion, a sufficient number in Duplicate of Marriage Register Books, and Forms, for certified Copies thereof as hereinafter provided; and the Officiating Minister in every such Church or Chapel, immediately after every office of Matrimony solemnized by him, shall register, in duplicate in two of the Marriage Register Books the several particulars, relating to that Marriage, according to the Form of the said Schedule (C.); and every such Registering Officer of the People called Quakers, as soon as conveniently may be, after the solemnization of any Marriage among the People called Quakers, in the district for which he is Registering Officer, and every such Secretary of a Synagogue immediately after every Marriage solemnized by him, or by any other Officer of the. Synagogue whereof he is Secretary, between any two Persons professing the Jewish Religion, shall register or cause to be registered in duplicate in two of the said Marriage Register Books the several particulars relating to that Marriage, according to the Form of the said Schedule. (C.); and every such Registering Officer or Secretary, whether he shall or shall not be present at such Marriage, shall satisfy himself

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