Gazzette of India publishes Anand Marriage Act, 2012

  • After Anand Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2012 received assent of the President it was published as corresponding Act in the Gazzette of India
  • According to the Act Sikhs can now register their marriages under a separate act.
  • Although the Anand Marriage Act was enacted in 1909, there was no provision for registration of marriages, which were registered under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
  • According to the Act, couples whose marriages have been registered under this Act, will not be required to get their marriage registered under the Registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths Act-1969 or any other law for the time being in force.

 

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