News & Media 22nd Feb 2024

Uttarakhand’s UCC changes inheritance laws: Who is covered and how will it impact individuals living in other parts of India?

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Shailesh Poria Partner | Mumbai

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Uttarakhand has become the first state in the country to have passed the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the Legislature, which makes laws on marriage, divorce and inheritance the same for every individual in the state. Personal laws regarding marriage, divorce, inheritance will not matter irrespective of whether a person is a Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Jain or of any other religion.

Our Partner Shailesh Poria talks to Preeti Motiani from The Economic Times in the article “Uttarakhand’s UCC changes inheritance laws: Who is covered and how will it impact individuals living in other parts of India?

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