New Delhi: The federal government on Thursday stated it doesn’t suggest to arrange a committee to implement a uniform civil code (UCC) and added it has requested the Regulation Fee to look at varied points on the matter and make suggestions. Regulation Minister Kiren Rijiju stated this in response to a query within the Rajya Sabha.
“Authorities has requested the Regulation Fee of India to undertake examination of assorted points referring to uniform civil code and to make advice thereon,” the minister stated in his written reply.
Responding to a query within the Lok Sabha on July 22, Rijiju had stated no resolution has been taken as of now on the implementation of a uniform civil code within the nation because the matter is sub-judice.
The minister had stated legislative interventions guarantee gender and religion-neutral uniform legal guidelines. Article 44 of the Structure supplies that the State shall endeavour to safe for the citizen a uniform civil code all through the territory of India.
He had additionally knowledgeable the decrease home that private legal guidelines, equivalent to intestacy and succession, wills, joint household and partition and marriage and divorce, relate to Entry 5 of Listing-III-Concurrent Listing of the Seventh Schedule to the Structure. “Therefore, the states are additionally empowered to legislate upon them,” he had stated.
The twenty first Regulation Fee undertook examination of assorted points referring to uniform civil code and uploaded a session paper titled ‘Reform of Household Regulation’ on its web site for wider discussions. A uniform civil code was a ballot promise made by the ruling BJP in the course of the 2014 and 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
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