There are some particular rules that apply to you if you have a mental handicap.
The Marriage Act says that no one shall issue a marriage licence or perform a marriage ceremony if he or she has reason to believe that you are the subject of a guardianship or trusteeship order or a certificate of incapacity under the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act.
For a complete list of permanent marriage commissioners see the Marriage Commissioner Listing on the Service Alberta website or contact an Alberta registry agent office.
There are only two requirements in the Act for words that must be used in the ceremony when it is performed by a marriage commissioner.
This Act deals with a number of things necessary for legal marriages: To have the capacity to marry, you must have the physical, mental, and legal ability to marry.
Physically, you must be able to consummate the marriage.
Also, a marriage licence may not be issued or a marriage ceremony held if either spouse-to-be is under the influence of alcohol or drugs.