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India Laws on Registration of Marriage | FindYourAdvocate

Why registration of marriage is Compulsory In India, there is no central la w requir ing marriag e  registration.  According to the commission, the registration of marriages in different parts of the country is governed by one of three central laws (Birth, Death, and Marriage Registration Act of 1886; marriage registration). 1908 Act; and Birth and Death Records Act of 1969) or local law, or a combination of both, creating a lot of confusion between authorities and those who are or have been legally required to register their marriages. As for personal law, guidelines for registering marriages can be found in the Indian Christian Marriage Act of 1872, the Kazi Act of 1880 (Muslim), the Anand Marriage Act of 1909, the Marriage Act, and Parsi Divorce of 1936, the Special Marriage Act of 1954, Hindu Marriage Act of 1955. Except for the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act of 1936, the Christian Marriage Act of 1872, and the Special Marriage Act of 1954, no marriage law requires mandatory mar