Chicago (Jan. 13)
(Jewish Daily Bulletin)
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“I have ##(Jewisn Telezraphic Agency)The government ordinance concerning persons who change their religious community application was promulgated in the cfticial gazette.
The essential articles of the ordinance provide that a person who has changed his Religious Community and desires legal effect to be given to such change, shall obtain a certificate from the head of the Religious Community which he has entered to the effect that he has been received into that community and shall notify the fact to the District Commissioner of the district in which he resides. The District Commissioner on being satisfied as to the identify of the applicant and on the production of a certificate as aforesaid from the head of the community which the applicant has entered, shall register the change of community and shall give the applicant a certificate of such registration.
A copy of the certificate of such registration shall be sent by the District Commissioner to the religious head of the community which the applicant has entered and to the religious head of the community to which he formerly belonged.
No change of community of a person under the age of 18 years shall be deemed to have legal effect unless the consent of the parent of guardian of such person has been obtained and is communicated to the District Commissioner. If there is doubt as to the age of th eperson the District Commissioner of the District in which the resides, in consultation with the local religious authority of the community which the applicant desires to leave, shall decide the matter.
A change of community duty registered under this ordinance shall not affect any liability of the person changing his community which was incurred by him prior to the registration of such change by the District commissioner.
Notwithstanding any change of community, jurisdiction in matters of mariaze, divorce and alimony shall continue to be exercized by the court, which, before such change, has jurisdiction, unless both parties to the marriage have become members of another Religious Community.