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Section 551.17

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Revised Statutes of 1846 (EXCERPT)
Chapter 83. Of marriage and the solemnization thereof.


551.17 Denominational modes of solemnization; effect of chapter.

Sec. 17.

   The preceding provisions of this chapter, so far as they relate to the manner of solemnizing marriages, shall not affect marriages among the people called Friends or Quakers; nor marriages among people of any other particular denomination, having, as such, any peculiar mode of solemnizing marriages; but such marriages may be solemnized in the manner heretofore used and practiced in their respective societies or denominations.


History: R.S. 1846, Ch. 83 ;-- CL 1857, 3220 ;-- CL 1871, 4731 ;-- How. 6221 ;-- CL 1897, 8600 ;-- CL 1915, 11374 ;-- CL 1929, 12702 ;-- CL 1948, 551.17




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