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South Dakota Codified Laws 25-1-36

Return of marriage performed without person authorized to perform--Failure as petty offense.

Persons married in accordance with the creed or custom of any sect or denomination to which they belong which dispenses with the services of any minister or other person authorized to perform marriages by § 25-1-30 are themselves required to make return of such marriage within thirty days thereafter to the county register of deeds. It is a petty offense for a husband and wife to fail to make the return of a certificate of a marriage made under this section.

SDC 1939, §§ 14.0119, 14.9905; SL 1984, ch 12, § 27; SL 1988, ch 202, § 8.

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