Child Marriage Laws at Glance, Child Marriage Restraint Act

Child Marriage Laws at Glance, Child Marriage Restraint Act

Child Marriage Laws at Glance, Child Marriage Restraint Act

Child Marriage Laws at Glance, Child Marriage Restraint Act

Child marriage laws at a glance

Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929
Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Act 2013
Punjab Marriage Restraint (Amend) Act 2015

Non-cognisable offence. Must be reported to union council or competent local authority, not police, which will then move a complaint before a family court. Can only be reported within a year of solemnisation, not later.

None of the existing laws allow for automatic dissolution of proven child marriage
Graphic courtesy Dawn Creative

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