2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 97 - CRIMES
Chapter 29 - Crimes Against Public Morals and Decency.
97-29-27 - Incest; marriage within prohibited degrees.

§ 97-29-27. Incest; marriage within prohibited degrees.
 

If any person shall marry within the degrees prohibited by law, he shall be guilty of incest, and on conviction thereof he shall be fined five hundred dollars or imprisoned in the penitentiary not longer than ten years, or punished by both such fine and imprisonment, and such marriage shall be void. 
 

Sources: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 64, art. 12, Title 7(5); 1857, ch. 64, art. 184; 1871, § 2647; 1880, § 2895; 1892, § 1168; 1906, § 1246; Hemingway's 1917, § 976; 1930, § 1004; 1942, § 2234.
 

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