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Section 12, Prohibition Of Child Marriage Act 2006: Marriage Of A Minor

Section 12 of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006: Marriage of a minor child to be void in certain circumstances.—

Where a child, being a minor—

  (a) is taken or enticed out of the keeping of the lawful guardian; or

  (b) by force compelled, or by any deceitful means induced to go from any place; or

  (c) is sold for the purpose of marriage; and made to go through a form of marriage or if the minor is married after which the minor is sold or trafficked or used for immoral purposes,

such marriage shall be null and void.

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