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Section: Offenses, liabilities, penalties and forfeitures committed or incurred under repealed acts not affected by such repeal

Statute: 37:1-15

Any person, not authorized by R.S.37:1-13 to solemnize marriages or civil unions, who solemnizes a marriage or civil union or any person or religious society, institution or organization, authorized to solemnize marriages or civil unions, who solemnizes a marriage or civil union without the presentation of a license therefor, obtained in accordance with the provisions of article two of this chapter (R.S.37:1-2 et seq.), shall be guilty of a disorderly persons offense, and punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00), or imprisonment not exceeding six months, or both. Amended 1948, c.127; 2006, c.103, s.18. 37:1-16 Interrogation of applicants under oath; perjury. 37:1-16. Interrogation of applicants under oath; perjury. Any person authorized to solemnize marriages or civil unions may administer oaths to the parties applying to be married or to enter into a civil union, and may require them, or either of them, to make true answers to any inquiries made by him in order to ascertain whether, in his judgment, any legal impediment to the proposed marriage or civil union exists. Any person who willfully makes false answers to any such inquiries shall, if the answers are reduced to writing, signed by the party making the same and attached to the certificate of marriage or civil union, be deemed guilty of perjury pursuant to N.J.S.2C:28-1. Amended 2006, c.103, s.19.

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