Marriage Act 1955

  • This version was replaced on 15 May 2020 to make a correction to Schedule 1 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Schedule 1 Religious bodies

s 8(1)


The Church of the Province of New Zealand, commonly called the Church of England

Congregational Independents

The Greek Orthodox Church

All Hebrew Congregations

The Lutheran Churches

The Methodist Church of New Zealand

The Presbyterian Church of New Zealand

The Roman Catholic Church

The Salvation Army

Schedule 1: amended, on 27 November 1970, by section 2 of the Marriage Amendment Act 1970 (1970 No 84).