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SECTION 17
Clergyman or officer violating article; penalty
Domestic Relations (DOM) CHAPTER 14, ARTICLE 3
§ 17. Clergyman or officer violating article; penalty. If any
clergyman or other person authorized by the laws of this state to
perform marriage ceremonies shall solemnize or presume to solemnize any
marriage between any parties without a license being presented to him or
them as herein provided or with knowledge that either party is legally
incompetent to contract matrimony as is provided for in this article he
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall be
punished by a fine not less than fifty dollars nor more than five
hundred dollars or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year.