§ 1102.  Definitions.

The following words and phrases when used in this part shall have the meanings given to them in this section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Department."  The Department of Health of the Commonwealth.

"Marriage."  A civil contract by which one man and one woman take each other for husband and wife.

"Marriage license" or "license."  A license to marry issued under this part.


(Oct. 16, 1996, P.L.706, No.124, eff. 60 days)


1996 Amendment.  Act 124 added the def. of "marriage."