Mississippi Code Annotated 93-1-13

License essential.

A marriage shall not be contracted or solemnized unless a license therefor shall first have been duly issued. No irregularity in the issuance of or omission in the license shall invalidate any marriage, nor shall this section be construed so as to invalidate any marriage that is good at common law.

Codes, 1892, § 2864; Laws, 1906, § 3249; Hemingway’s 1917, § 2556; Laws, 1930, § 2367; Laws, 1942, § 465.

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