B.C. Reg. 516/81
O.C. 2689/81
Filed December 30, 1981
effective February 1, 1982
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Marriage Act


[includes amendments up to B. C. Reg. 101/98]


1 In this regulation,

"Act" means the Marriage Act.


2 The following fees are payable under the Act:

(a) for a marriage licence (section 15)................... $100
(b) for solemnization of a marriage (section 20)..... $75
(c) to lodge a caveat (section 23)......................... $25

[en. B.C. Reg. 131/91; am. B.C. Regs. 82/92; 151/93, s. 1; 129/95, ss. 1 & 2; 101/98.]

Commission — issuer of marriage licences

3 An issuer of marriage licences who is not a salaried member of the public service is entitled to receive $10 as commission for each marriage licence issued.

[en. B.C. Reg. 211/89; am. B.C. Reg. 129/95, s. 3.]

Commission — marriage commissioner

4 A marriage commissioner who is not an employee as defined in the Public Service Act is entitled to receive $50 as commission for each civil marriage ceremony performed.

[en. B.C. Reg. 151/93, s. 2.]


[Provisions of the Marriage Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 282, relevant to the enactment of this regulation: sections 15, 20, 23 and 36]

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