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New Jersey Statutes 37:1-1

Marriages and civil unions

37:1-1 : Marriages and civil unions :: a. (DELETED) A man shall not marry or enter into a civil union with any of his ancestors or descendants, or his sister or brother, or the daughter or son of his brother or sister, or the sister or brother of his father or mother, whether such collateral kindred be of the whole or half blood. b. (DELETED) A woman shall not marry or enter into a civil union with any of her ancestors or descendants, or her sister or brother, or the daughter or son of her brother or sister, or the sister or brother of her father or mother, whether such collateral kindred be of the whole or half blood. c. Laws concerning marriage and civil union shall be read with gender neutral intent. d. No person shall marry or enter into a civil union with any of the person's ancestors or descendants, or the person's sibling, or the child of the person's sibling, or the sibling of the person's parent, whether such collateral kindred be of the whole or half blood. e. A marriage or civil union in violation of subsection d. of this section shall be absolutely void.

Amended 2006, c.103, s.6., Amended 2021 SB3416


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