SEX WITH MINORS AN OFFENCE EVEN AFTER A VALID MARRIAGE, KERALA HIGH COURT REFUSES TO EXCLUDE MUSLIM PERSONAL LAW FROM POCSO ACT

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On November 19, Kerala High Court ruled that a marriage between Muslims under personal law cannot be excluded from the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Justice Bechu Kurain Thomas said if one of the partners in the marriage is a minor, offences under POCSO Act will apply. The validity of the marriage would not be considered in such cases.


Read more at: https://www.opindia.com/2022/11/kerala-high-court-refuse-exclude-muslim-personal-law-pocso-act/

 

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  • 21 Nov 2022
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