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Such ministers to grant licences in form in schedule (C).

8. Every such minister so appointed and approved as aforesaid shall have
authority to grant licences for marriage in any Presbyterian meeting house
certified as aforesaid within his presbytery, in the form of schedule (C) to
this Act annexed, and for every such licence shall be entitled to have of the
party requiring the same [the prescribed fee]; and in any case in which such
minister shall refuse to grant such licence the person applying for the same
shall be entitled to appeal to the presbytery by which such minister shall
have been appointed, which shall thereupon either confirm the refusal or
direct the grant of the licence; and every such Presbyterian minister shall
four times in every year, on such days as shall be appointed by the registrar
general, make a return to the registrar general of every licence granted by
him since his last return, and of the particulars stated concerning the
parties: Provided always, that no such minister shall grant any such licence
until he shall have given security by his bond in the sum of one hundred
pounds to the registrar general for the due and faithful execution of his

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