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TENNESSEE COMPILATION OF SELECTED LAWS ON CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES, 2011 EDITION

TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED

Title 36 Domestic Relations

Chapter 3 Marriage

Part 1 License

36-3-105. Minimum age of applicant for license.

(a) It is unlawful for any county clerk or deputy clerk in this state to issue a marriage license to any person where either of the contracting parties is under sixteen (16) years of age, except as provided in this part.

(b) Any marriage contracted in violation of subsection (a) may be annulled upon proper proceedings therefor by such person or any interested person acting in the person's behalf.

Acts 1937, ch. 81, § 1; C. Supp. 1950, § 8414.1; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 36-407.

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