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Section: Classification and arrangement; effect on construction

Statute: 37:1-5

If a person is arrested upon a criminal charge, involving an accusation of bastardy, rape, fornication or of having had carnal knowledge of an unmarried female, and the accused person consents to marry such female, any licensing officer is authorized to immediately issue a marriage license irrespective of the provisions of sections 37:1-3 and 37:1-4 of this Title. Amended by L.1946, c. 185, p. 772, s. 2.

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