New Civil Code Article 393 - Verification of the matrimonial capacity of the witnesses

Book 2 : Title III: Ch I : Sec III : Article 393

Article 393 - Verification of the matrimonial capacity of the witnesses. The celebrant must examine the affidavit signed by the contracting parties to verify compliance with the requirements required by this title. Then he will sign it together with the contracting parties and the two witnesses of the act to formalize the celebration of the marriage. However, if you know or suspect that the parties are prevented by law from marrying, you cannot authorize the union. If the marriage is celebrated before a notary, the relatives within the fourth degree of consanguinity or second degree of affinity can act as witnesses of the contracting parties. (Translated) <<<>>>> (Original Spanish) Artículo 393.-Constatación de la capacidad matrimonial de los contrayentes testigos. El celebrante debe examinar la declaración jurada suscrita por los contrayentes para constatar el cumplimiento con los requisitos que exige este título. Luego la firmará junto a los contrayentes y a los dos testigos del acto para formalizar la celebración del matrimonio. Sin embargo, si conoce o sospecha que los contrayentes están impedidos por la ley para casarse, no puede autorizar la unión. En el matrimonio celebrado ante notario, pueden actuar como testigos los parientes de los contrayentes dentro del cuarto grado de consanguinidad o segundo de afinidad.

New Civil Code Nov. 2020

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