Goa to amend Portuguese-era law to allow marriage registration

Goa decides to amend
century-old marriage law
The BJP-led Goa government would amend the Portuguese-era Uniform Civil Code (UCC), introduced in the year 1870, so that non-Goans can register their marriages. The UCC was introduced by the erstwhile Portuguese rulers. It was retained even after the territory was merged with India in 1961.PTI

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/goa-to-amend-portuguese-era-law-to-allow-marriage-registration/article28841017.ece

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