Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Act 2017 (129 of 2017)

Schedule 1   Amendments

Part 1   Main amendments

Marriage Act 1961

12   After paragraph 39I(2)(d)

Insert:

; or (e) if the marriage celebrant is identified as a religious marriage celebrant on the register of marriage celebrants:

(i) remove the identification of the marriage celebrant as a religious marriage celebrant from the register for a period (the suspension period ) of up to 6 months by annotating the register of marriage celebrants to include a statement that the celebrant is not identified as a religious marriage celebrant, and the dates of the start and end of the suspension period; or

(ii) remove the identification of the marriage celebrant as a religious marriage celebrant permanently from the register.


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