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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 25. Marital and Domestic Relations
- Chapter 5. Alaska Marriage Code
- Section 261. Who May Solemnize.
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AS 25.05.261. Who May Solemnize.
- (a) Marriages may be solemnized
- (1) by a minister, priest, or rabbi of any church or congregation in the state, or by a commissioned officer of the
Salvation Army, or by the principal officer or elder of recognized churches or congregations that traditionally do not
have regular ministers, priests, or rabbis, anywhere within the state;
- (2) by a marriage commissioner or judicial officer of the state anywhere within the jurisdiction of the commissioner or
- (3) before or in any religious organization or congregation according to the established ritual or form commonly practiced
in the organization or congregation.
- (b) This section may not be construed to waive the requirements for obtaining a marriage license.
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