American Samoa Code Annotated (ASCA) 42.0101 Requisites of valid marriage.

Requisites of valid marriage.

42.0101 Requisites of valid marriage. To enter into a valid marriage contract: (a) The parties must not be related to each other nearer than the fourth degree of consanguinity. (b) The male shall be at least 18 years of age and the female at least 18 years of age. (c) Neither of the parties may have a lawful spouse living. (d) A marriage ceremony must be performed by a duly authorized person as provided in this chapter.

History: 1962, PL 7-32; 2018, PL 35-13.

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