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To be legally married in this country you must say Declaratory and Contracting words which you will repeat after the registrar. Please choose from options A, B or C.

Option A

Declaratory words:
I do solemnly declare that I know not of any lawful impediment why I ... may not be joined in matrimony to ...
Contracting words:
I call upon these persons here present to witness that I ...do take thee … to be my lawful wedded wife/husband.

Option B

Declaratory words:
I declare that I know of no legal reason why I ... may not be joined in marriage to ...
Contracting words:
I ... take thee... to be my wedded wife/husband.

Option C

Declaratory words:
By replying ‘I AM’ to the question ‘Are you... free lawfully to marry...’
Contracting words:
I ... take you ... to be my wedded wife/husband.