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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 57: Certificate of intention of marriage; failure to return

Section 57. Whoever performs a ceremony of marriage upon a certificate more than sixty days after the filing of the notice of intention of marriage as set forth in such certificate, and whoever having taken out such certificate and not having used it fails to return it, within sixty days after such filing, to the office issuing the same, shall be punished by a fine of not more than ten dollars.