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marriage certificate

a certificate issued on the registration of a couple's marriage. First issued in 1837 in England and Wales, it shows the full name of each marriage partner, their ages, occupations and addresses, and the names and occupations of their fathers. Marriage certificates not only provide the sociologist with a source of data with which to examine marriage patterns, but also enable matters such as occupational mobility to be examined. See also BIRTH CERTIFICATE, DEATH CERTIFICATE.
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Bangladesh's top court has ruled that women need no longer declare if they are virgins on marriage certificates after a five-year legal battle by women's rights groups trying to protect women's privacy and potential humiliation.
During initial investigation by the FIA staff, the two confessed to having possessed a fake marriage certificate.
To support her claim Ella testified and presented their marriage license and marriage certificate. The officiating priest likewise testified as to the capacity of both parties to get married.
However, in a short ruling, Gesora decided the marriage certificate can be admitted in court and he would deal with its authenticity.
"I am a widow since the last 20 years and only this time, the bank is asking me to bring in a No Marriage Certificate. Why did they never bother in the past and at once when I am 82 they thought I would remarry," 82 years old pensioner Qudsia Saleem lamented.
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Authorities at the nation's Center for National Documents and Records Agency (CNDRA), National Archives say the single certificate is the prerequisite for obtaining a marriage certificate here.
Omoyeigha said that the defendant did the marriage with a valid marriage certificate which has not been dissolved between the complainant, Olakunle Moroke and Dupe.
According to the judgment solemnisation of a marriage entails the performance of the ceremonial aspects of the marriage whereas registration is the completion of a marriage certificate and lodging or filing of it with the appropriate institution or authority.
Summary: Barmer (Rajasthan) [India], Jan 13 (ANI): A woman from the district has alleged of being blackmailed and converted to Islam after signing a fake marriage certificate.