Tamil Nadu makes registration of marriages compulsory
Chennai: Tamil Nadu government has made
registration of marriages compulsory, warning of action if it
was not done within the stipulated period or if false
information was provided.
The Registration Department by a Government Order dated
November 24 has made compulsory registration of marriages of
persons belonging to various religions in the state under the
Tamil Nadu Marriages Registration Rules 2009.
The event, even if registered under different Acts governing
the Hindu, Christian and Muslim marriages, "are required to be
compulsorily registered," an official press release said.
The persons concerned should send a memorandum along with
duly filled forms, witnesses` signature besides that of the
priest who solemnised the marriage and proof of age and
identity to Registrar of Marriage within 90 days, the release
said adding false information or non-registration of marriages
will attract punishment.
"All marriages, irrespective of religion or caste, if not
registered within the prescribed time or any person who makes
any statement which is false in material or particulars or
contravenes any provisions of this Act, on conviction, will be
punished," it said.
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