Legal FAQ

1. What should we know about registration of Marriage solemnized with religious rites? Is it mandatory? (Points-how, when and where? what to do If Domicile state and state in which marriage is solemnized are different?)

Answer: Hindu marriage act does not make registration of marriage compulsory though it stipulates the facility for registration of marriage may be provided -Section 8(2) In Maharashtra Registration of marriage performed with religious rites is compulsory.-Maharashtra Regulation of marriage Bureaus and Registration of marriage act 1998  sec 6(1) and rule 5. The certificate of marriage is issued by marriage registrar.