New Civil Code Article 376 - Constitution of marriage

Book 2 : Title III: Ch I : Sec I : Article 376

Marriage is a civil institution that proceeds from a civil contract under which two natural persons mutually oblige themselves to be spouses, and to fulfill the one towards the other the duties that the law imposes on them. It is valid only when contracted and solemnized in accordance with the provisions of law, and it may be dissolved before the death of either spouse only in the cases expressly provided for in this title. Any natural person has the right to marry with full legal equality. (Translated) <<<>>>> (Original Spanish) Artículo 376.-Constitución del matrimonio. El matrimonio es una institución civil que procede de un contrato civil en virtud del cual dos personas naturales se obligan mutuamente a ser cónyuges, y a cumplir la una para con la otra los deberes que la ley les impone. Será válido solamente cuando se celebra y solemniza con arreglo a las prescripciones de aquella y solo puede anularse o disolverse antes de la muerte de cualquiera de los cónyuges, por los fundamentos expresamente previstos en este Código. Las personas naturales tienen derecho a contraer matrimonio con plena igualdad jurídica.

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