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BANNS OF MARRIAGE (NOTICE OF FORTHCOMING MARRIAGE)

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Definition:
Banns of marriage (notice of forthcoming marriage) are admonitions or proclamations of intended marriage between the parties whose names, in full, and addresses are provided in public places for a legally specified period of time.

Source Publication:
Handbook of Vital Statistics Systems and Methods, Volume 1: Legal, Organisational and Technical Aspects, United Nations Studies in Methods, Glossary, Series F, No. 35, United Nations, New York 1991.

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics - Demographic indicators

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, January 04, 2006