ENACTMENT NO. 6 OF 2002
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 2002
PART IV - PENALTIES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE SOLEMNIZATION AND REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES
Section 42. Correction of errors
(1) If the Registrar is satisfied by statutory declaration or otherwise that any entry relating to a marriage is erroneous in form or substance, he may, in the presence of the persons married, or, if they are absent, in the presence of two credible witnesses, correct the error by ruling through the entry and making the correct entry and he shall thereupon cause the entry in the local Marriage Register to be corrected in the same manner.
(2) The Registrar shall sign and date the correction made in the certificate of marriage and the local Marriage Register.
(3) Every entry made under subsection (1) shall be attested by the witnesses in whose presence it was made.
(4) A certified copy of the correction shall be sent forthwith to the Chief Registrar for a similar correction to be made in his Marriage Register.
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