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Section 551.272

Act 168 of 1939

551.272 Marriage not between man and woman invalidated.

Sec. 2.

This state recognizes marriage as inherently a unique relationship between a man and a woman, as prescribed by section 1 of chapter 83 of the Revised Statutes of 1846, being section 551.1 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, and therefore a marriage that is not between a man and a woman is invalid in this state regardless of whether the marriage is contracted according to the laws of another jurisdiction.

History: Add. 1996, Act 334, Imd. Eff. June 26, 1996

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