You should proceed with the wedding. The bride did not need to bring the original Notice of Intended Marriage with her.
Why? The Attorney-General’s Department published and provided all celebrants with Marriage Celebrants in an Online Environment June 2019. In this document it clearly indicates the documents that an authorised celebrant can receive electronically. They are:
- The Notice of Intended Marriage (Notice)
- Original supporting documents – passport (scanned original), birth certificate (scanned original), divorce certificates (scanned original or certified copy).
- A Commonwealth statutory declaration (scanned original signed in pen).
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