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Persons with gonorrhea may not marry.

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Minimum age; affliction with venereal disease, disqualification.

At the time of the marriage the male must be of the age of seventeen years or upward, and the female of the age of seventeen years or upward. No person who is afflicted with a venereal disease shall marry in this state.

R.S.1866, c. 34, § 2, p. 254; R.S.1913, § 1541; C.S.1922, § 1490;
Laws 1923, c. 40, § 1, p. 154; C.S.1929, § 42-102; R.S.1943, § 42-102;
Laws 1963, c. 242, § 1, p. 735; Laws 1965, c. 230, § 1, p. 673;
Laws 1971, LB 728, § 1; Laws 1978, LB 165, § 1.

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