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Canon Law

Wrap-up: Church court divorce void

SC while dismissing a PIL seeking a declaration that divorce granted by churches under Canon law be declared valid.

23 Jan 2017 7:21 AM

Divorces granted by church are not legally valid: Supreme Court

The public interest writ petition filed in 2013 sought a declaration that the Canon Law was the personal law of Indian Christians.

20 Jan 2017 1:06 AM

Divorce granted by church court can't override law: SC

The plea contended that Canon Law is the personal law of Catholics and has to be applied and enforced by a criminal court.

19 Jan 2017 9:10 PM