Chapter 16 » 16.61
Recording of marriages
Reporting to the civil authorities
Registration of marriage
In England and Wales, immediately after the conclusion of the meeting, the marriage shall be registered by the registering officer, as described in the Handbook for registering officers. If, in England or Wales, the registering officer should be prevented from being present at the solemnisation of the marriage see 16.51 for the action to be followed.
In Scotland, a couple shall deliver the properly signed marriage schedule to the district registrar to be registered.