Muslim women need not move court to register divorce by talaq: Kerala High Court

The Court noticed and addressed a gap in the Kerala Registration of Marriages (Common) Rules, 2008 which do not provide for the registration of divorces that are obtained under personal law.
Muslim woman
Muslim woman

The Kerala High Court recently ruled that a Registrar for Births, Deaths and Marriages need not insist on court order to record a divorce obtained through talaq under Muslim personal law [Neyan Veettil Behsana v. Local Registrar for Births and Deaths & Marriages].

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