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Title 18 : Health

Chapter 105 : CIVIL MARRIAGE RECORDS AND LICENSES

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 5142)
  • § 5142. Restrictions as to persons who are minors or incompetent

    A Clerk shall not issue a civil marriage license when either party to the intended marriage is:

    (1) a person who has not attained majority without the consent in writing of one of the parents if there is one competent to act; or the guardian of such minor;

    (2) nor with such consent when either party is under 16 years of age;

    (3) nor when either of the parties to the intended marriage is not mentally capable of entering into marriage;

    (4) nor to a person under guardianship without the written consent of such guardian.

    (5) [Repealed.]  (Amended 1965, No. 194, § 10, eff. Feb. 1, 1967; 1967, No. 147, § 47, eff. Oct. 1, 1968; 1971, No. 90, § 13; 1973, No. 201 (Adj. Sess.), § 11; 2009, No. 3, § 8, eff. Sept. 1, 2009; 2013, No. 96 (Adj. Sess.), § 98.)