Lok Sabha passed The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill

LS passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, outlawing talaq-e-biddat. According to the Bill, talaq-e-biddat has been made a cognizable and non-bailable offence.
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Updated: Aug 10,2018 09:58:29 am

Lok Sabha passed The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill

10 August 2018 Current Affairs:

Lok Sabha passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, outlawing talaq-e-biddat. According to the Bill, talaq-e-biddat has been made a cognizable and non-bailable offence.
Three provisions of the Bill:
♦Instant triple talaq is illegal
♦It imposes a jail term of up to three years and fine
♦It provides additional safeguards from the Act being misused
It also provides for subsistence allowance to Muslim women and custody of minor children as may be determined by the magistrate.

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