An. Code, sec. 10. 1904, sec. 10. 1888, sec. 10. 1886, ch. 497 sec. 70. 1920, ch. 500.
10. The Clerk of the Court shall receive two dollars for every license
issued as aforesaid and for the performance of the other duties required
by this article.
All marriage license fees go to the clerk for his services. State v. Davis, 70 Md. 241.
An. Code, sec. 11. 1904, sec. 11. 1888, sec. 11. 1886, ch. 497, sec. 7D. 1894. ch. 94.
11. Such license when produced shall be full authority to any minister
or other person authorized to marry receiving the same to proceed with
the marriage of the parties named therein; provided, that should any
minister or other person marry persons without such license, he shall on
conviction thereof be fined not less than one hundred dollars nor more than
five hundred dollars, in the discretion of the court; and provided further
that any minister or other person so performing such marriage ceremony
who shall fail to return within the period of thirty days from the date of
such marriage to the clerk of the court issuing said license one of the
certificates of marriage mentioned in section 4 of this article shall on
conviction thereof be fined not less than ten dollars.
See notes to sec. 4.
An. Code, sec. 12. 1904, sec. 12. 1890, ch. 465, sec. 11A.
12. In all cases when marriages shall be celebrated after publication
of banns it shall be the duty of the minister celebrating the marriage to
make two certificates in the following form: I hereby certify that on this
day of , one thousand , at , A B and C
D, were by me united in marriage, the names of said parties having
first been thrice published on three several Sundays in , a house of
religious worship, county, State of Maryland, by , a minister
resident in said county, which he shall sign, giving his name and official
character, and immediately after he has celebrated the marriage the min-
ister shall give one of the certificates to the persons whom he has married
and he shall transmit one of the certificates to the clerk of the circuit court
for the county where the marriage was celebrated or to the clerk of the
court of common pleas, if the marriage be celebrated in Baltimore city,
who shall record the same in a book kept for that purpose, receiving a fee
of fifteen cents for recording each certificate, to be paid by the minister
sending the certificate for record; a copy of such certificate of the minister
when recorded in the clerk's office hereinbefore provided certified to by the
clerk under the seal of his office shall be prima facie evidence of the fact
of such marriage.
An. Code, sec. 13. 1904, sec. 13. 1890, ch. 465, sec. 11B.
13. Any minister who shall fail within sixty days to transmit the
certificate to the clerk for record shall be subject on conviction to a fine of
ten dollars for each offense.
An. Code, sec. 14. 1904, sec. 14. 1888, sec. 12. 1886, ch. 497, sec. 8.
14. The circuit court for the several counties and the superior court
of Baltimore city may, upon petition of either of the parties, inquire into,