The Special Marriage Act, 1954

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Chapter IPreliminary 1. Short title, extent and commencement [Act No. 43 of 1954]1 [9th October, 1954] An Act to provide a special form marriage in certain cases, for the registration of such and certain other marriages and for divorce. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Fifth Year of the Republic of India as follows:- […]

The Hindu Succession Act 1956

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The Hindu Succession Act 1956 Chapter I –Preliminary 1. Short title and extent.- (1) This Act may be called theHindu Succession Act 1956. (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. 2. Application of Act.- (1) This Act applies- (a) to any person, who is a Hindu by […]

The Partition Act, 1893

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Section 1. Title, Extent and Saving (1) This Act may be called the Partition Act, 1893. (2) It extends to the whole of1[ Bangladesh]; (3) [Repealed by section 3 and Schedule II of the Repealing and Amending Act, 1914 (Act No. X of 1914).] (4) But nothing herein contained shall be deemed to affect any2[other] […]

Civil Procedure Code 1908 (CPC)

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1. Short title, commencement and extent (1) This Act may be cited as the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908. (2) It shall come into force on the first day of January, 1909. 1[(3) It extends to the whole of India except.- (a) the State of Jammu and Kashmir; (b) the State of Nagaland and the […]

Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

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1. Short title, extent and commencement.— (1) This Act may be called the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. (2) It extends to the whole of India: Provided that Parts I, III and IV shall extend to the State of Jammu and Kashmir only in so far as they relate to international commercial arbitration or, as […]

The Foreign Marriage Act, 1969

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Chapter I – Preliminary 1. Short title.- No.33 OF 1969 [31st August, 1969] An Act to make provision relating to marriages of citizens of India outside India. BE it enacted by Parliament In the Twentieth Year of the Republic of India as follows :- This Act may be called Foreign Marriage Act, 1969. 2. Definitions.- […]

The Indian Divorce Act, 1869

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Chapter I – Preliminary 1. Short title, commencement of Act – An Act to amend the law relating to Divorce and Matrimonial Causes. [26th February, 1869.] PREAMBLE- WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the law relating to the divorce of persons professing the Christian religion, and to confer upon certain Courts jurisdiction in matters matrimonial; […]

The Maternity Benefits Act, 1961

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1. Short title, extent and commencement [Act No. 53 of 1961] [12th December, 1961] An Act to regulate the employment of women in certain establishments for certain period before and after child-birth and to provide for maternity benefit and certain other benefits. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Twelfth Year of the Republic of […]