Half the total payment is to be paid on initial visit when the Notice of Intention to Marriage form is filled in personally with myself and you and with both your Birth Certificates if both born in Australia or Passport if an overseas person is to marry an Australian. (Note: An invoice will also be given at this important time)
Balance of Payment
The balance of payment is due in the week leading up to your ceremony and no later than close of trade Friday of that week. You will receive both an email and SMS message on the Monday of the week leading up to your wedding, to remind you that the balance of payment is due.
1. In the event where a cancellation is effected by me, you will receive a Full
2. In the event where a cancellation is effected by you, depending on the
circumstances, you may be entitled to either a Partial Refund, or No
Circumstances where No Refund may be applicable include:
1. Cancellation of my services because you found a cheaper Celebrant.
2. Cancellation of my services because you have separated and no longer
wish to keep your ceremony date.
Circumstances where a Partial Refund or Full Refund may be applicable include:
- Cancellation of my services due to illness, or other unfortunate unforeseen circumstances.
- Cancellation of my services because you are unhappy with my professional conduct.
This includes issues relating to:
i. Breaches of the Anti Discrimination Act 1977
ii. Breaches of the Privacy Act 1988
iii. Breaches of the Trades Practices Act 1974
iv. Breaches of the Celebrants Code of Practice –
Marriage Act 1961 (39G)
Note: Under paragraph 39I(1)(b) of the Marriage Act 1961, if the Registrar of Marriage Celebrants is satisfied that a marriage celebrant has not complied with an obligation under section 39G of that Act, including this Code of Practice, the Registrar may take disciplinary measures against the marriage celebrant.