The Provincial Government may appoint one or more Christians, either by name or as holding any office for any district subject to its administration.
Senior marriage Registrars. Where there are more marriage Registrars than one in any district, the Provincial Government shall appoint one of them to be the Senior Marriage Registrar.
Magistrate when to be Marriage Registrar. When there is only one Marriage Registrar in a district, and such Registrar is absent from such district, or, ill, or when his office is temporarily vacant, the Magistrate of the district shall act, as, and be, Marriage Registrar thereof during such absence, illness or temporary vacancy.