Object of the Bill
An act to reform and consolidate the law relating to civil, Christian, Hindu, Bahai and customary marriages; to provide for the types of recognized marriages, marital rights and duties; recognition of cohabitation in relation to property rights; separation and divorce, and the consequences of separation and divorce; and for related matters.
The Marriage and Divorce Bill, 2009
Sponsored By Hon.Kahinda Otafire (Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs)
Committee: The Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs
The Bill is re-introduced in the 9th Parliament.
Bill read for the second time in the floor of Parliament but not concluded. . The Deputy Attorney General Hon. Rukutana requested to be granted more time, so as to report back within two months.
Assented by President
Bill passed on
Bill Withdrawn on