Supreme Court rejects PIL challenging Special Marriage Act provision requiring notice of intended marriage

The provisions under challenge require parties to the marriage to publish their private details, open for public scrutiny, 30 days before the intended marriage.
 Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Bela M Trivedi
Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Bela M Trivedi

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the provisions of the Special Marriage Act requiring publication of couples' details 30 days before the intended marriage in the public domain [Athira R Menon v. Union of India].

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