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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section: 26:8-41: Transmission of marriage and civil union licenses and certificates, power of attorney.
26:8-41. Transmission of marriage and civil union licenses and certificates. Every person or religious society, institution or organization solemnizing a marriage or civil union shall, within 5 days thereafter, transmit the certificate of marriage or civil union and the marriage or civil union license to the local registrar of the registration district in which the marriage or civil union occurs or to the clerk of the county board of health. In the case of marriages or civil unions performed pursuant to section 7 of P.L.2011, c.179 (C.37:1-17.3), the person or religious society, institution or organization solemnizing the marriage or civil union, in addition to transmitting the certificate of marriage or civil union and the marriage or civil union license, shall also transmit the power of attorney.
The local registrar or clerk of the county board of health shall stamp every certificate of marriage or civil union so received with the date of its receipt and the name of the registration district in which it is filed.
amended 1965, c.78, s.59; 2006, c.103, s.44; 2011, c.179, s.1.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.
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