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Law Commission’s 16 point questionnaire- here is the crux in five questions

The Law Commission Of India Welcomes All Concerned Citizens To Review And Discuss The Revivial Of Family Laws. As The Debate On Uniform Civil Code Heats Up Amid Sparring Views Over It, As All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Says That The Uniform Civil Code Is Not Good For A Country Like India.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 13 Oct 2016, 05:48:20 PM
Law Commissions puts forth 16 point questionnaire on Uniform Civil Code

New Delhi:

The Law Commission of India welcomes all concerned citizens to review and discuss the revivial of family laws. As the debate on Uniform Civil Code heats up amid sparring views over it, as All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) says that the Uniform Civil Code is not good for a country like India.

The Law Commission has asked the citizens of the nations to give their views on ending several religious practices and customs that had been branded anti-women in all three major religions.

The commission has prepared a list of 16 questions to solicit public opinion and the direction in which it should proceed, without compromising the diversity and plurality of India.

Also Read: (Triple talaq row: Muslim Personal Law Board says Uniform Civil Code not good for India)

Here are four questions that have been asked in the questionnaire:

1. The various religious denominations are governed by personal laws and customary practices in India on matters of family law, should the UCC include all or some of these subjects?

2.Should the uniform civil code be optional?

3.Should the practice of triple talaq be

4.What measures should we take to protect couples who enter into inter-religion and inter-caste marriages?

5.Would uniform civil code infringe an individual’s right to freedom of religion?

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First Published : 13 Oct 2016, 05:23:00 PM