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banns of marriage

in England and Wales, the public pronouncement in church of an intended marriage. Banns are necessary only if the marriage is to take place in the Church of England other than by religious licence or a superintendent registrar's certificate. In 1977 banns were abolished in Scotland, notice to the registrar being submitted in all cases.
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Members voted in favour of raising the cost of a wedding - including the cost of banns - from pounds 296 to pounds 415 from January next year.
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I will continue as a member of the Durham Diocesan Safeguarding Management Group in relation to issues of child protection, and am able to grant common marriage licences to couples as an alternative to banns, for am able to grant common marriage licences to couples as an alternative to banns, for example where a foreign national is involved or where couples have not had their banns read.
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Judge Richard Hayward also handed Brown a five-month sentence after he pleaded guilty to solemnising a marriage according to the rites of the Church of England without banns being properly read.
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The Little Britain star and Lara, 26, went to their local town hall last week and posted their wedding banns, as our exclusive pictures show.