Ceremony bookings terms and conditions

Last updated: 24 January 2022

10. Liability

We do not accept liability for:

  • any delay or loss caused by your (or any of your guests) late or non-arrival. The registrars attending your ceremony have ceremonies to administer throughout the day and as such cannot delay the start of the pre-arranged time for the ceremony
  • any loss caused by a request from you or your representative to delay the ceremony
  • any loss or compensation where a ceremony is stopped from proceeding (or stopped from proceeding once commenced) because; it would be void if it went ahead:
  1. an offence under the Marriage or Civil Partnership Acts would be committed
  2. the UK Border Agency intervene
  3. it would be against the public interest, or
  4. all group gatherings were banned by Parliament/The Government (i.e. in a pandemic situation)
  • any loss or delay caused by a ‘Force Majeure’ event or cancellation by us in accordance with paragraph 7
  • any loss or delay caused by a change to the ceremony as set out in paragraph 8
  • the failure of any music system or failure, neglect, non-compliance or omissions caused by any venue which is not owned by Buckinghamshire Council

We strongly recommend that you take out ceremony insurance to cover any losses or expenses incurred. We cannot recommend any particular insurance provider to you.