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Section 551.5

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


551.5 Bigamy prohibited.

Sec. 5.

   No marriage shall be contracted whilst either of the parties has a former wife or husband living, unless the marriage with such former wife or husband, shall have been dissolved.


History: R.S. 1846, Ch. 83 ;-- CL 1857, 3208 ;-- CL 1871, 4723 ;-- How. 6213 ;-- CL 1897, 8592 ;-- CL 1915, 11366 ;-- CL 1929, 12694 ;-- CL 1948, 551.5




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