Marriage Laws Amendment Bill

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Marriage Laws Amendment Bill
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Parliament of India

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Status: Pending

The Marriage Laws Amendment Bill is a Bill that was first introduced in the Indian Parliament in 2010. It proposes changes to the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 and Special Marriage Act, 1954. Both acts has a provision for divorce by mutual consensus of both the parties. The amendment of the marriage laws propose 'irretrievable breakdown' as an additional ground for seeking divorce. Under this provision any marriage party could file a petition for divorce. It is supposed to make divorce laws women friendly.