South Carolina Marriage Laws

20-1-20 - Persons who may perform marriage ceremony


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South Carolina Code of Laws - Title 20: Domestic Relations - Chapter 1: Marriage - Article 1: General Provisions

Persons who may perform marriage ceremony


Only ministers of the Gospel, Jewish rabbis, officers authorized to administer oaths in this State, and the chief or spiritual leader of a Native American Indian entity recognized by the South Carolina Commission for Minority Affairs pursuant to Section 1-31-40 are authorized to administer a marriage ceremony in this State.

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HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 20-2; 1952 Code Section 20-2; 1942 Code Section 8565; 1932 Code Section 8565; Civ. C. '22 Section 5530; Civ. C. '12 Section 3751; 1911 (27) 131; 2008 Act No. 322, Section 1, eff June 16, 2008.


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20-1-20

solemnization of marriage

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