Section 1. 27 of the Marriage Act, 2014 allows anyone with a valid legal reason to file an objection to a planned marriage.
It can be filed before the Registrar of Marriage or Minister of Faith where the marriage is taking place.
Every objection must include:
- The name of the person giving the notice of objection,
- The person’s relationship with either of the intended parties to the marriage and,
- Reasons for the objection to the intended marriage.