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 Guardians and Wards Act, 1890

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Chapter I – Preliminary 1. Title, extent and commencement.- (1)This Act may be called the Guardians and Wards Act, 1890. (2) It extends to the whole of India1[except the State of Jammu and Kashmir]2[***];3[***]. (3) It shall come into force on the first day of July, 1890. ————— 1. Subs. by Act 3 of 1951, […]

The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

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1. Short title and extent.- ACT NO. 25 OF 1955 1* [18th May, 1955.] An Act to amend and codify the law relating to marriage among Hindus. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Sixth Year of the Republic of India as follows:- (1) This Act may be called the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. (2) […]

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 […]

The Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939

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1. Short title and extent. – (1) This Act may be called the Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act, 1939. (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. State Amendment Pondicherry.—In section 1, after sub-section (2), add the following:— “Provided that nothing contained in this Act shall apply to […]