Louisiana Marriage Laws

§243 - Penalty


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Louisiana Revised Statutes - Title 9: Civil Code-Ancillaries - Code Title IV: Husband and Wife - Chapter 1: Marriage General Principles - Part IV: Delays and Ceremony - Subpart A: Seventy-Two Hour Delay

Penalty


An officiant who violates R.S. 9:241, other than a judge, justice of the peace or an officiant authorized to perform marriage ceremonies in the parish of Orleans and who is authorized to waive the seventy-two-hour delay pursuant to the provisions of R.S. 9:242(B), may have his authority to perform marriage ceremonies revoked by the state registrar of vital records. The revocation may not exceed one year.

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Acts 1987, No. 886, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1988; Acts 2003, No. 255, §1, eff. June 6, 2003.


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