Marriage Registration

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    WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO RETAIN THE BEST MATRIMONIAL LAWYERS IN CHANDIGARH?

    Marriage in academic language denotes a legally and socially sanctioned union, usually between a man and a woman, that is regulated by laws, rules, customs, and beliefs, which prescribe the rights and duties of the partners and accords status to their offspring. In a layman language, marriage can be understood as a lifelong commitment between one man and one woman for their mutual joy. In India, there are specific legislation enacted to govern the process of marriage solemnization, and registration between individuals. With a number of legal formalities to be dealt with in the process of registration of marriage, it becomes integral to hire the best Lawyers in Chandigarh who are well versed in the matrimonial laws of the country.

    Registration of Marriage

    Registration of marriage is written evidence of the same. The registration of marriage is done at the office of Registrar of Marriages. The documentary formalities for registration of marriage differ as per the laws, and this is why one needs to seek the help of the best lawyers in Chandigarh to escape any error in the process of registration.

    Under the Hindu Marriage Act

    The minimum age at the solemnisation of marriage under the Act requires the bride to be of 18 years and groom to be of 21 years. An application for the registration of a Hindu Marriage, shall be in Form ‘A’ and shall be signed by each party to the marriage or by the guardian of such party and shall be presented in person before the Registrar in whose jurisdiction the marriage is solemnized or before the Registrar in whose jurisdiction either party to the marriage has been residing for at least six months immediately preceding the date of marriage.

    Under the Special Marriage Act:

    No religious ceremonies are required under this Act, and the marriage is solemnized by a Marriage Officer appointed by the Government and the concerned parties to the marriage shall give notice to the Marriage Officer in the prescribed manner. The Marriage Officer shall enter this information in the Register maintained by him of this information and issue a public notice for the filing of the objection. The marriage is to be performed after 30 days of this public notice and before the expiry of two months from issue of notice.

    Before marriage, the applicants and three witnesses shall sign a declaration in the form specified. The Marriage Officer shall, if satisfied that all the conditions mentioned in Section 15 of the Act are fulfilled, enter a certificate of the marriage in the Marriage Certificate Book in the Form specified in the Fifth Schedule and such certificate shall be signed by the parties to the marriage and by three witnesses.

    The Punjab Compulsory Registration of Marriages Act, 2012

    Pursuant to the directions/ observations of the Supreme Court in Seema v. Ashwani Kumar many states have passed a law or framed rules for compulsory registration of marriages, and The Punjab Compulsory Registration of Marriages Act, 2012 provides for compulsory registration of marriages solemnised within the State under any law governing the parties irrespective of their religion, caste, creed or nationality.

    Under the Punjab Anand Marriages Registration Rules, 2016

    Anand marriage means Sikh marriage solemnized commonly by “Anand or Anand Karaj”. The Punjab Anand Marriages Registration Rules, 2016 were declared by the government and to register Anand marriage, Registrar (also known as Tehsildar or a Naib Tehsildar) or Sub Divisional Officer under whose jurisdiction such marriage solemnized are compulsory to be presented at the venue. Rules and regulations of Anand marriage in case of Foreign National (FN), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), Non-resident Indian (NRI) must be checked priorly.

    Protection to Newlyweds by High Court:

    The gradual transition and shift in culture and morals in our society are at peak. Conflicts on a societal basis occur on a regular basis, and one primary concern in cases of matrimony are love marriages. With the increase in cases of honour killings, a couple of diverse background entering into wedlock invites a lot of trouble for themselves. Therefore, any such couple who has an apprehension of having a threat to his life and liberty can file a request to the Police and further present their protection application in the High Court of the state.

    It is advisable to read all the rules and laws related to the registration of marriage. However, to avoid any error, our best lawyers in Chandigarh can be sought for help as their expert skills may come to use in such situations.

    The Best Lawyers in Chandigarh are well versed in the following laws:

    • The Hindu Marriage Act
    • Special Marriage Act
    • The Punjab Compulsory Registration of Marriages Act, 2012
    • Punjab Anand Marriages Registration Rules, 2016
    • Hindu Adoptions, and Maintenance Act
    • Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act
    • The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, and
    • The Indian Divorce (Amendment) Act

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