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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 41: Imperfect certificates of marriage; correction

Section 41. If a certificate of marriage is found, upon its return to the clerk or registrar, to have been incorrectly filled out by the person who solemnized a marriage under it, the clerk or registrar shall have it corrected and shall enforce the penalties provided by law relative thereto. Such imperfect certificates shall be recorded and indexed by the clerk or registrar.