Art. 7. No pres$ribed form or reli!ious rite for the solemni0tion of the mrri!e is re(uired. It shll be ne$essry, however, for the $ontr$tin! prties to pper personlly before the solemni0in! offi$er nd de$lre in the presen$e of not less thn two witnesses of le!l !e tht they t3e e$h other s husbnd nd wife. 2his de$lrtion shll be $ontined in the mrri!e $ertifi$te whi$h shll be si!ned by the $ontr$tin! prties nd their witnesses nd ttested by the solemni0in! offi$er. In $se of mrri!e in
, when the prty t the point of deth is unble to si!n the mrri!e $ertifi$te, it shll be suffi$ient for one of the witnesses to the mrri!e to write the nme of sid prty, whi$h f$t shll be ttested by the solemni0in! offi$er.
Art. 5. &rri!e my be solemni0ed by# *%- Any in$umbent member of the 'udi$iry within the $ourt8s 'urisdi$tion/ *- Any priest, rbbi, imm, or minister of ny $hur$h or reli!ious se$t duly uthori0ed by his $hur$h or reli!ious se$t nd re!istered with the $ivil re!istrr !enerl, $tin! within the limits of the written uthority !rnted by his $hur$h or reli!ious se$t nd provided tht t lest one of the $ontr$tin! prties belon!s to the solemni0in! offi$er8s $hur$h or reli!ious se$t/ *1- Any ship $ptin or irplne $hief only in the $se mentioned in Arti$le 1%/ *4- Any militry $ommnder of unit to whi$h $hplin is ssi!ned, in the bsen$e of the ltter, durin! militry opertion, li3ewise only in the $ses mentioned in Arti$le 1/ *+- Any $onsul9!enerl, $onsul or vi$e9$onsul in the $se provided in Arti$le %:.
Arti$le. 6. 2he mrri!e shll be solemni0ed publi$ly in the $hmbers of the 'ud!e or in open $ourt, in the $hur$h, $hpel or temple, or in the offi$e the $onsul9!enerl, $onsul or vi$e9$onsul, s the $se my be, nd not elsewhere, e)$ept in $ses of mrri!es $ontr$ted on the point of deth or in remote pl$es in $$ordn$e with Arti$le ; of this Code, or where both of the prties re(uest the solemni0in! offi$er in writin! in whi$h $se the mrri!e my be solemni0ed t house or pl$e desi!nted by them in sworn sttement to tht effe$t.
Art. ;. A mrri!e li$ense shll be issued by the lo$l $ivil re!istrr of the $ity or muni$iplity where either $ontr$tin! prty hbitully resides, e)$ept in mrri!es where no li$ense is re(uired in $$ordn$e with Chpter of this 2itle.
Art. %:. &rri!es between "ilipino $iti0ens brod my be solemni0ed by