Pennsylvania Marriage Laws
1102 - Definitions
The following words and phrases when used in this part shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise: "Department." The Department of Health of the Commonwealth. "Marriage." A civil contract by which one man and one woman take each other for husband and wife. "Marriage license" or "license." A license to marry issued under this part.◀︎ Back to Pennsylvania Marriage Laws ︎︎︎︎︎◀︎ Back to Marriage Laws Home
(Oct. 16, 1996, P.L.706, No.124, eff. 60 days) 1996 Amendment. Act 124 added the def. of "marriage."