Rajya Sabha clears law removing leprosy as ground for divorce

The Parliament has cleared the Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018. The bill aims to remove leprosy- a chronic neuro-muscular disorder- as a ground for divorce. The bill seeks to amend (a) the Divorce Act, 1869, (b) the Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act, 1939, (c) the Special Marriage Act, 1954, (d) the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955,… Continue reading Rajya Sabha clears law removing leprosy as ground for divorce