572-11 Marriage ceremony; license to solemnize. It shall not be lawful for any person to perform the marriage ceremony within the State without first obtaining from the department of health a license to solemnize marriages. [CC 1859, 1283; RL 1925, 2949; am L 1929, c 104, 5; RL 1935, 4639; RL 1945, 12360; RL 1955, 323-11; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, 19; HRS 572-11; am L 1969, c 19, 1]

 

Case Notes

 

License is necessary, but marriage may be presumed although no proof of license. Presumption is rebuttable. 34 H. 161 (1937).

Cited: 16 H. 377, 379 (1905).

 

 

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