Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence And Maintenance

Protection of Women Against Domestic Violence And Maintenance Regarded as a severe social offense, domestic violence in India records one of the highest numbers of incidences in the world. Millions of people face it, mostly women, regardless of their gender,…

Prohibition of Child Marriage Act

Prohibition of Child Marriage Act The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929, was amended in 1978, where the lawful age of marriage of girls was increased from 15 to 18 years and of boys from 18 to 21 years. The Indian…

Conjugal Rights

Conjugal Rights The Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘Conjugal’ as “Relating to marriage or the relationship between a married couple.” The provisions for restitution of conjugal rights takes place when the husband or wife withdraws from the society of the other…

Special Marriage Act

Special Marriage Act The Special Marriage Act was drafted into the Indian legal system in the year 1954 as one of independent India’s most prominent secular measures. The Act was designed to be a legislation that governs marriages which couldn’t…

The Indian Christian Marriage Act

The Indian Christian Marriage Act The laws regulating the solemnization of marriages among the Christian community in India is laid down by the Indian Christian Marriage Act of 1872. Initially enacted by the British-Indian administration, Christian marriages in the country…

The Hindu Marriage Act

The Hindu Marriage Act Marriages are solemnized ceremonies by which a couple is officially united in the presence of their friends and family members. In India, every religion abides by certain rules and regulation that have to be followed during…