Registration of Marriages – GRO Advice for Clergy

In our post on 1 March 2021 Some recent developments in weddings law, we described the draft Registration of Marriages Regulations 2021 which were laid on 22 February 2021. In brief, they amend the Marriage Act 1949 to provide for a new marriage registration system in England and Wales. Further information has been issued by the General Register Office (GRO) in its Clergy Newsletters; extracts from Issue 10, February 2021 and Issue 11, March 2021 are summarized below. Continue reading