Court marriages are performed under the special marriage Act, 1954. Court marriage can be performed between an Indian male and a female independent of their standing, religion or statement of faith. It can be performed between an Indian and a foreigner. Court marriage is fully different from traditional marriage, as it follows all the rituals and customs and also marriage date is fixed on the basis of religion planning. But in court marriage Date is fixed by the court marriage officer.
The gatherings can specifically apply to the Marriage Recorder for execution and enlistment of marriage and allow of marriage certificate.
Conditions for court marriage
- There should be no extra living relation any of the party with the other person.
- The age for female should be of 18 years and for boys age limit is 21 years.
- Both the parties should not be of sound minded.
The marriage performed under the special Marriage Act, 1954 is a common contract and in like manner, there require be no ceremonies or formal necessities. Where both of the spouse or wife or both are not Hindus, Buddhists, Jain’s or Sikhs, the marriage is performed and registered independent of the religion, under the Uncommon Marriage Act, 1954.
- Application Form with the signatures of both the parties.
- Date of birth certificate of both the marrying parties.
- Two passport size photographs of marrying parties.
- Marriage may be performed at the specified marriage office, by the officer.