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West Virginia Code 48-2-502

Issuing marriage license contrary to law; penalty.

A clerk of the county commission who knowingly issues a marriage license contrary to law is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $500, or by confinement in the county or regional jail for not more than one year, or by both such fine and confinement, in the discretion of the court.


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