Delaware Marriage Laws

§ 116 - Duties of officer issuing marriage license


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Delaware Code - Title 13: Domestic Relations - Chapter 1: Marriage - Subchapter I: General Provisions

Duties of officer issuing marriage license


(a) The number on the marriage license shall be filled in by the issuing officer unless it has been previously affixed and shall be the same number as that appearing on the application. The issuing officer shall immediately note the issuance of a license in the appropriate Marriage Record Book prescribed by the Department of Health and Social Services. (b) The officer issuing the license shall fill in all the blanks provided on the license. The place and precise time of issue and the earliest and latest time when the holders of the license may marry shall be shown and the issuing officer shall sign the marriage license. (c) If any clerk of the peace fails to perform the duties required by this section, such clerk shall be fined $100.

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27 Del. Laws, c. 84, § 15; 27 Del. Laws, c. 261, §§ 5, 6; Code 1915, §§ 2996, 2997; 32 Del. Laws, c. 182, § 1; 34 Del. Laws, c. 195, § 2; 38 Del. Laws, c. 161, § 1; Code 1935, §§ 3489, 3490; 13 Del. C. 1953, § 116; 54 Del. Laws, c. 126, § 9; 70 Del. Laws, c. 149, § 13; 70 Del. Laws, c. 186, § 1.;


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