10. Registration of marriages after one year

Marriages solemnized after the commencement of these Rules in respect of which no memorandum for registration is filed within one year of its solemnization and marriages solemnized before the commencement of these Rules in respect of which no memorandum for registration was filed before the expiry of one year after such commencement shall, subject to sub-rule (3) of Rule 9, be registered, by the Local Registrar with the permission of the Registrar General concerned and on payment of a fine of rupees two hundred and fifty. In such cases also the memorandum shall be filed together with a declaration from a Gazetted Officer/Member of Parliament/Member of Legislative Assembly/Member of Local Self Government Institutions in Form No. II appended to these Rules or with any other document to prove the solemnization of marriage to the satisfaction of the Registrar General concerned. The Registrar General concerned may conduct, if necessary, enquiries, through the Local Registrar or otherwise and give suitable direction to the Local Registrar regarding registration.