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Section 551.51

MARRIAGE OF PERSON UNDER SIXTEEN (EXCERPT)
Act 352 of 1921


551.51 Age of consent; effect of act on powers of probate judge.

Sec. 1.

   A marriage in this state shall not be contracted by a person who is under 16 years of age, and the marriage, if entered into, shall be void. This act shall not prohibit probate judges from exercising their powers to perform marriages as provided by Act No. 180 of the Public Acts of 1897, being sections 551.201 to 551.204 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.


History: 1921, Act 352, Imd. Eff. May 18, 1921 ;-- CL 1929, 12704 ;-- CL 1948, 551.51 ;-- Am. 1983, Act 198, Imd. Eff. Nov. 7, 1983


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