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Same-sex marriages recognisable under Special Marriage Act: Legal experts

Using gender-neutral words like 'partner', 'spouse' are the key to sanctifying the concept under the 1954 law

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Same-sex marriages | Supreme Court | Marriage

Bhavini Mishra  |  New Delhi 



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The Centre told the in its affidavit that 'a plain reading of’ various laws on the subject ‘makes plain that the legislative intent was to recognise as being the union of one man and one woman only’. Legal experts said that though amending personal laws is an uphill task, it (same-sex marriage) can be recognised under the Special Act of 1954.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2023. 17:25 IST

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