25-1-9. Age of consent to marriage with and without parental consent. Any unmarried applicant for a marriage license who is eighteen years old or older, and who is not otherwise disqualified, is capable of consenting to and consummating a marriage. If either applicant for a marriage license is between the age of sixteen and eighteen, that applicant shall submit to the register of deeds a notarized statement of consent to marry from one parent or legal guardian of the applicant.
Source: SDC 1939, § 14.0109; SL 1961, ch 52; SL 1975, ch 178, § 1; SL 1993, ch 191, § 2.