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UK to modify Divorce laws

The UK government has announced that divorce laws in England and Wales would be changed as soon as parliamentary time became available. Lawyers have appreciated government plans to permit no-fault divorce to allow families to function after a marriage breakdown. Under the existing Act 1973, a spouse has to prove their partner is at fault ..

Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 strikes out Leprosy disease as a ground for seeking a divorce

On January 7, the Lok Sabha passed ‘The Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018’, which seeks removal of leprosy as a ground for divorce from various Acts governing marriage in India. The Bill seeks to amend five Acts: the Divorce Act of 1869, the Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act of 1939, the Special Marriage Act of ..

The Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 aims to remove discrimination and stigma attached to patients of eprosy

The Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018 eliminates leprosy as a ground for dissolution of marriage or divorce. It is an attempt to end the discrimination against leprosy persons in various central laws: The Divorce Act, 1869; the Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939; the Special Marriage Act, 1954; the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955; and the ..

Bihar government launched a state-wide campaign against child marriage and dowry on occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary

The Bihar government has launched a state-wide campaign against child marriage and dowry on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary. In it, people pledged not to get married a girl below 18 years or a boy below 21 or participate in a child marriage or a wedding with dowry. They also took a pledge ..