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§ 20. Computation of time

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 43. Marriage and FamilyEffective: November 1, 2022

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 43. Marriage and Family (Refs & Annos)
Effective: November 1, 2022
43 Okl.St.Ann. § 20
§ 20. Computation of time
A. Marriage licenses shall be issued to all applicants who are entitled under the laws of the State of Oklahoma to apply for a marriage license and contract matrimony. Once issued, the marriage license shall be valid for thirty (30) days and the marriage ceremony shall be performed no later than thirty (30) days from the date the license is issued. The marriage license and completed marriage certificate shall be returned to the court clerk for recording no later than thirty (30) days from the date the license was issued.
B. The time within which an act is to be done, as provided for in Title 43 of the Oklahoma Statutes, shall be computed by excluding the first day and including the last day. If the last day is a legal holiday as defined by Section 82.1 of Title 25 of the Oklahoma Statutes, it shall be excluded. The provisions of this section are hereby declared to be a clarification of the law as it existed prior to June 1, 2000, and shall not be considered or construed to be a change of the law as it existed prior to June 1, 2000. Any action or proceeding arising under Title 43 of the Oklahoma Statutes prior to June 1, 2000, for which a determination of the period of time prescribed by this section is in question or has been in question due to the enactment of Section 2006 of Title 12 of the Oklahoma Statutes shall be governed by the method for computation of time as prescribed by this section.


Laws 2000, c. 260, § 4, emerg. eff. June 1, 2000; Laws 2022, c. 241, § 5, eff. Nov. 1, 2022.
43 Okl. St. Ann. § 20, OK ST T. 43 § 20
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 378 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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