If either party to a marriage denies the marriage, or refuses to join in a declaration of the marriage, the other party may proceed, by action pursuant to Section 103450 of the Health and Safety Code, to have the validity of the marriage determined and declared.

(Amended by Stats. 2006, Ch. 816, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 2007. Operative January 1, 2008, by Sec. 56 of Ch. 816.)