MARRYING MINOR GIRL GOES AGAINST CHILD MARRIAGE ACT EVEN IF MUSLIM LAW PERMITS: KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
The Karnataka High Court has rejected the argument that marrying a Muslim girl who has attained 15 years of age, does not go against the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act.
It also held that, the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, which mandates 18 years of age for indulgence in sexual activity, overrides personal law.
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- 2 Nov 2022