Kansas Marriage Laws

23-111 - Penalty for not complying with statutory requirements

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Kansas Statutes - Chapter 23: Domestic Relations - Article 1: Marriage

Penalty for not complying with statutory requirements

Any judge or clerk of the district court or person authorized by law to perform the marriage ceremony in this state who shall fail to comply with any of the provisions of this act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars, and the county or district attorney of any county when presented with a statement of facts and circumstances shall forthwith initiate and promptly follow up the necessary court proceedings against the parties responsible for the alleged violation of the law.

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History: L. 1913, ch. 224, § 8; R.S. 1923, 23-111; L. 1976, ch. 145, § 122; L. 1977, ch. 109, § 22; July 1.

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