New Civil Code Article 378 - Matrimonial capacity

Book 2 : Title III: Ch I : Sec I : Article 378

Article 378 - Matrimonial capacity. The person who: (a) has legal age; (b) has the discernment to consent to the union and be bound to fulfill the duties that it entails; and (c) is not prevented by law from joining the other party in marriage. (Translated) <<<>>>> (Original Spanish) Artículo 378.-Capacidad matrimonial. Tiene capacidad para contraer matrimonio la persona que: (a) es mayor de edad; (b) tiene discernimiento para consentir la unión y obligarse a cumplir los deberes que conlleva; y (c) no está impedida por la ley a unirse en matrimonio al otro contrayente.

New Civil Code Nov. 2020

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