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Synonyms for solemnization

the public performance of a sacrament or solemn ceremony with all appropriate ritual

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According to the Bill, every marriage that is solemnized under the Act should be registered with the union council or ward within 45 days of solemnization.
Anderson then takes us through the horror stories of those whose businesses have been threatened or lost because of their conscientious objection to participating in the solemnization of same-sex "marriage.
While Ishaq's challenge made an argument in terms of the Charter right to religious freedom, Boswell's decision was based solely on a technical matter: inconsistency between the ministerial directive and a regulation under the Citizenship Act requiring citizenship judges to "administer the oath of citizenship with dignity and solemnity, allowing the greatest possible freedom in the religious solemnization or the solemn affirmation thereof.
In the Ishaq case, the Federal Court held that the policy requiring the removal of the niqab in citizenship ceremonies was inconsistent with the duty given to citizenship judges in the legislation to allow the greatest possible freedom in the religious solemnization or the solemn affirmation of the oath of citizenship.
While our laws do not provide for a specific form or religious rite for the solemnization of the contract of marriage, it is, however, necessary that the contracting parties secure a valid marriage license prior to the solemnization of their marriage, except in the cases allowed by law.
One objection to this suggestion is that the dual requirement requires couples to think seriously about the commitment, given the built-in waiting periods (which vary from state to state) between obtaining a license and going through a solemnization.
Canada's Constitution grants provinces exclusive jurisdiction over education and certain cultural matters, for instance charities, shopping and alcohol licensing, and the solemnization of marriage.
the provinces may, for example, make laws about the solemnization of
According to Section 4 of the SMA, the conditions relating to solemnization of special marriage include capacity to give valid consent, parties not to be within the degrees of prohibited relationship, the male must complete the age of 21 years and the female 18 among others.
The study grounds itself in a careful consideration of "The Form for the Solemnization of Matrimony" in the 1662 English Book of Common Prayer--the official Prayer Book in the Church of England and the basis upon which many of the other Prayer Books throughout the Communion were formulated.
Another proposal would protect religious leaders from being forced "to solemnize any marriage or provide services, accommodations, facilities, goods or privileges for a purpose related to the solemnization, formation or celebration of any marriage if the action would cause the organization or individual to violate a sincerely held religious belief.
The proposed "marriage conscience protection" would allow "individuals and small businesses" to refuse to "(A) provide goods or services that assist or promote the solemnization or celebration of any marriage, or provide counseling or other services that directly facilitate the perpetuation of any marriage; or (B) provide benefits to any spouse of an employee," and would allow "religious organizations" to refuse to "treat as valid any marriage.
For example, under New York's exemption, a church "shall not be required to provide services, accommodations, advantages, facilities, goods, or privileges for the solemnization of a [same-sex] marriage.
To the extent that the Policy interferes with a citizenship judge's duty to allow candidates for citizenship the greatest possible freedom in the solemnization or the solemn affirmation of the oath, it is unlawful," he wrote.
Article 36 provides that "a marriage contracted by any party who, at the time of the celebration, was psychologically incapacitated to comply with the essential marital obligations of marriage, shall likewise be void even if such incapacity becomes manifest only after its solemnization.