Section 17 Hindu Marriage Act 1955 (HMA) Punishment of bigamy

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Section 17 Hindu Marriage Act 1955 (HMA) Punishment of bigamy

Any marriage between two Hindus solemnized after the commencement of this Act is void if at the date of such marriage either party had a husband or wife living; and the provisions of sections 494 and 495 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860), shall apply accordingly.

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