An Act to Amend the Marriage Act
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:
1 Paragraph 2(2)(a) of the Marriage Act, chapter M-3 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is amended by adding "or under the laws of Canada" after "Province".
The existing provision is as follows:
2(2) The Registrar may recognize a church or religious denomination for the purposes of paragraph (1)(b) where that church or religious denomination
(a) is duly incorporated under the laws of the Province; and
(b) is, to the satisfaction of the Registrar, permanently established as to the continuity of its existence in accordance with the criteria prescribed by the regulations.