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Caveat being duly signed by or on behalf of the person who enters the same, together with his place of residence, and the ground of objection on which his Caveat is founded, no License shall be granted by the Superintendent Registrar till the said Caveat be disposed of in like manner as a caveat against granting a License of Marriage by any Ordinary, or until the Caveat be withdrawn by the Party who entered the same.

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Persons vexatiously entering Caveat, liable to Costs and Damages.
And be it Enacted, That every person who shall enter a Caveat with the Superintendent Registrar, against the grant of any License, on grounds which the Court by which the same shall be tried shall declare to be frivolous, and that they ought not to obstruct the grant of the License, and every person, not being the parent or guardian of either of the Parties intending Marriage, who shall enter a Caveat with the Registrar against any Marriage, shall be liable for the costs of the proceedings in each case, and for damages to be recovered in a special action upon the case, by the Party against whose Marriage such Caveat shall have been entered.

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Places of Worship may be registered for the celebration of Marriages therein.
And be it Enacted, That any proprietor or trustee of a separate building, certified according to law as a place of religious worship, may apply to the Superintendent Registrar of the district, in order that such building may be registered for the celebration of Marriages therein, and in such case shall deliver to the Superintendent Registrar a Certificate, signed in duplicate by Twenty Householders at the least, that such building has been used by them during One Year at the least as their principal place of public religious worship, and that they are desirous that such place should be registered as aforesaid, each of which Certificates shall be countersigned by the proprietor or trustee by whom the same shall be delivered, and the Superintendent Registrar shall send both Certificates to the Registrar General, who shall register such building accordingly in a book to be kept for that purpose at the General Register Office, and the Registrar General shall endorse on both Certificates the date of the registry, and shall keep one Certificate with the other records of the General Register Office, and shall return the other Certificate to the Superintendent Registrar, who shall keep the same with the other records of his office; and the Superintendent Registrar shall enter the date of the registry of such building in a book to be furnished to him for that purpose by the Registrar General, and shall give a Certificate of such registry under his hand, on parchment or vellum, to the proprietor or trustee by whom the Certificates are countersigned, and shall give public notice of the registry thereof, by advertisement in some newspaper circulating within the county, and in the London Gazette, and for every such entry, certificate and publication, the Superintendent Registrar shall receive at the time of the delivery to him of the Certificates the sum of Five Pounds, which shall be accounted for by him to the Registrar General.

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