UCC tabled in Uttarakhand State Legislative Assembly seeks to bring stringent regulation of live-in relationship

A Uniform Civil Code (UCC) Bill has been tabled before the Uttarakhand State Legislative Assembly which brings to streamline & uniform the laws related to marriage, divorce, succession & live-in relationships. The Bill was introduced in a special assembly session convened mainly for the purpose of introducing the UCC Bill. The proposed UCC Bill seeks to impose stringent provisions for failure of parties to register their live-in relationships with the district officials, along with, right of the woman to seek maintenance on ground of being deserted by her live-in partner & legitimacy of child born out the live-in relationship.