Uniform Civil Code

News:The Supreme Court has said that the Indian government had made no attempt to frame a Uniform Civil Code even though the makers of the Constitution had expressed hope for such a law. Facts: What is uniform civil code? The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in India proposes to replace the personal laws based on the… Continue reading Uniform Civil Code

Goa to amend Portuguese-era law to allow marriage registration of outsiders

Goa government has decided to amend the Portuguese-era Uniform Civil Code(UCC). The amendment would allow overseas citizens of India(OCIs) card holders and people outside Goa to their register their marriage under the uniform civil code. Goa was a former Portuguese colony.It was annexed into the Union of India in 1961.In 1987,Goa was made a separate… Continue reading Goa to amend Portuguese-era law to allow marriage registration of outsiders