Friday, 8 August 2014

Special Marriage Act

The Special Marriage Act 1954 was passed to provide a form of marriage which could be entered into by a man and a woman irrespective of cast, creed, religion, nationality etc. The Special Marriage Act 1954 provides a special form of marriage, registration of such marriages and divorce.
A marriage instituted under the Special Marriage Act 1954 is of the nature of a civil contract and requires no rites like Saptapadi under Hindu law or the Nikah in Muslim marriages.  The marriage is performed under a Marriage Officer appointed by the government. Read more at...
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