Law Commission of India’s Report on Matrimonial Issues

  • The Law Commission of India submitted a report on “Law on Matrimonial Issues” to the Government of India. 
  • The report focuses on the NRI Bill, 2019 and its implications for Indian citizens.
  • The proposed legislation should cover all aspects of marriages involving NRIs and foreign citizens of Indian origin. 
  • It recommends mandatory registration of all marriages between NRIs/OCIs and Indian citizens. 
  • The legislation also recommends amendments to the Passports Act to require a declaration of marital status and include a Marriage Registration Number on both passports. 
  • The government is advised to coordinate awareness programs for women entering marital relationships with NRIs/OCIs.
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