REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES UNDER KANDIYAN MARRIAGE & DIVORCE ACT (Chap.113)
The marriage subject to be registered under this Act should be between persons subject to the Kandyan Law.
Concerned parties should give a declaration on the following fact.
Both parties to the marriage are persons subject to the “Kandyan Law”.
Both parties wish to solemnize and register their marriage under the Kandyan Marriage and Divorce Act..
NOTE: Making a false declaration is an offence both under the Consular Functions Act and the “Kandyan Marriage and Divorce Act”.
Both parties should be within the lawful age of marriage.
The parties to the marriage should not fall within the prohibited degrees of relationship.
Minors, who wish to register marriages under the Kandyan Law, should produce a “Letter of Consent” from father/mother/guardian/ elder brother or sister appropriately.
Procedure for Marriage Registration under “Kandyan Law”
Same procedure under “General Marriage Ordinance” is followed.