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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 48: Solemnization of marriage without authority; penalty

Section 48. Whoever, not being duly authorized by the laws of the commonwealth, undertakes to join persons in marriage therein shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.