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Arkansas Code Annotated 9-11-216 - Solemnization contrary to law — Penalty.

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Solemnization contrary to law — Penalty.

(a) Any person who presumes to solemnize marriage in this state contrary to the provisions of this act shall be adjudged guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be fined in any sum not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500). (b) The fine imposed by subsection (a) of this section shall be paid when collected into the general fund of the county in which the offense was committed.

(Acts 1875, No. 127, § 8 (last part), p. 260; C. & M. Dig., § 7066; Pope's Dig., § 9048; A.S.A. 1947, § 55-217; Acts 1999, No. 1540, § 3.)

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