Special Marriage Act 1954

(Act No.43 of 1954)[9th October 1954]

An Act to provide a special form of marriage in certain cases, for the registration of such and certain other marriages and for divorce. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Fifth Year of the Republic of India as follows:

 

Section 1. Short title, extent and commencement

(1) This Act may be called the Special Marriage Act, 1954.

(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir, and applies also to citizens of India domiciled in the territories to which this Act extends who are 2 [in the State of Jammu and Kashmir].

(3) It shall come into force on such date3 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

 

 

 

Section 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 of SMA

Section 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 of Special Marriage Act

Section 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 of Special Marriage Act

Section 18, 19, 20, 21, 21A, 22 of Special Marriage Act

Section 23, 24, 25, 26 Special Marriage Act

Section 27, 27A, 28, 29 of SMA

Section 30, 31, 32, 33 of SMA

Section 34, 35, 36, 37 of SMA

Section 38, 39, 40, 40A, 40B, 40C of SMA

Section 41, 42, 43, 44, 45 SMA

Section 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51 of SMA

Schedule 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th of Special Marriage Act

 

 

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