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District of Columbia Code Division VIII. General Laws. § 46-403. Marriages void from date of decree;  age of consent.

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The following marriages in said District shall be illegal, and shall be void from the time when their nullity shall be declared by decree, namely:

(1)?The marriage of a person adjudged to be, or to have been at the time a marriage was performed, unable by reason of mental incapacity to give valid consent to marriage;

(2)?Any marriage the consent to which of either party has been procured by force or fraud;

(3)?Repealed.

(4)?When either of the parties is under the age of consent, which is hereby declared to be 16 years of age.

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