What is the legal age for register marriage in India?

What is the legal age for register marriage in India?

18After independence and adoption of Indian constitution in 1950, the child marriage act has undergone several revisions. The minimum legal age for marriage, since 1978, has been 18 for women and 21 for men.

Is unregistered marriage legal in India?

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Though there exist provisions in Indian laws for registration of marriage, yet non-registration of marriage does not render them invalid or in simpler terms any different from a registered marriage except for the existence of an additional legal document in their support.

Why do you need a license to marry?

What is a marriage license and why is it so important? "A marriage license is a legal document signifying the marriage as a legal union. It needs to be signed by the bride, groom, officiant, and sometimes witnesses," says Ashley Bourque, a wedding planner at Chancey Charm Weddings.