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Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929 (XIX of 1929)
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Section 2

Marriage of a girl of less than 16 years age is valid— Adult husband including those solemnising the marriage are liable to criminal offence—
If a girl below the age of 16 years is married in violation of the prohibition imposed by the Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929, such marriage by itself does not become invalid although the adult husband contracting the marriage or the persons who have soleminsed the marriage may be held criminally liable. Most Bakshi Vs. Bashir Ahmed. (1970) 22 DLR (SC) 289. ....View Full Judgment