South Carolina Marriage Laws

20-1-340 - Record of license and certificate kept by probate judge or clerk of court


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South Carolina Code of Laws ? Title 20: Domestic Relations ? Chapter 1: Marriage - Article 3: Marriage License

Record of license and certificate kept by probate judge or clerk of court


The probate judge or clerk of court who issued any such license shall, upon the return of the two copies to him by the person who performs the wedding ceremony, record and index such certificate in a book kept for that purpose and send one copy to the Division of Vital Statistics of the Department of Health and Environmental Control within fifteen days after the marriage license is returned to his offices. The judge of probate shall issue a certified copy of any such license and certificate to any person and he may charge the sum of fifty cents for so doing unless otherwise prohibited by law.

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HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 20-28; 1952 Code Section 20-28; 1942 Code Section 8561; 1932 Code Section 8561; Civ. C, '22 Section 5526; Civ. C. '12 Section 3747; 1911 (27) 131; 1945 (44) 25; 1950 (46) 2307; 1970 (56) 2558.


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