Report No. 15
18. Procedure on receipt of objection by Marriage Registrar abroad.-
Where an objection is made under section 16 to a Marriage Registrar outside India in respect of an intended marriage outside India, and the Marriage Registrar, after making such inquiry into the matter as he thinks fit, entertains a doubt in respect thereof, he shall not solemnise the marriage but shall transmit the record to the Central Government with such statement respecting the matter as he thinks fit to make, and the Central Government, after making such inquiry into the matter and after obtaining such advice as it thinks fit, shall give its decision thereon in writing to the Marriage Registrar, who shall act in conformity with the decision of the Central Government.
[New] [Cf. section 10, S.M.A.]