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      CHC 1545     


Art. 1545. Necessary consent; parents; judicial authorization

            A. An officiant may not perform a marriage ceremony in which a minor sixteen or seventeen is a party unless the minor has judicial authorization and the written consent to marry of either:

            (1) Both of his parents.

            (2) The tutor of his person.

            (3) A person who has been awarded custody of the minor.

            B. No marriage ceremony shall be performed for a minor under the age of sixteen.

            Acts 1991, No. 235, §15, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 2019, No. 401, §3.

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