Nevada Marriage Laws

Nevada Revised Statutes - Title 11: Domestic Relations - Chapter 122: Marriage - Authentication of Marriage - Commissioner of Civil Marriages NRS 122.173 - Commissioner of civil marriages: County clerk is ex officio in larger counties; appointment of county clerk in smaller counties; solemnization of marriages; no additional compensation

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Commissioner of civil marriages: County clerk is ex officio in larger counties; appointment of county clerk in smaller counties; solemnization of marriages; no additional compensation

1. In a county whose population is 400,000 or more and in which a commissioner township is located, the county clerk shall: (a) Be commissioner of civil marriages for such township; and (b) Solemnize marriages within each commissioner township located within his or her county. 2. In a county whose population is less than 400,000 and in which a commissioner township is located, the board of county commissioners may, by ordinance, appoint the county clerk to act as the commissioner of civil marriages. Such an ordinance may authorize the commissioner of civil marriages to solemnize marriages within each commissioner township located within the county. 3. The county clerk is not entitled to receive additional compensation for acting in the capacity of commissioner of civil marriages.

(Added to NRS by 1969, 765; A 1993, 34)

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