The SC accepts to list the jury system for Parsi matrimonial issues in February.

Supreme Court names complaint challenging several provisions of the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936 . Petition challenges the Constitutional consistency of sections 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 30, 32(a), 46, 47(b) and 50 of the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936 .

New Delhi, November 25, : The Supreme Court decided to name a complaint challenging several provisions of the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936, which allows for a jury to hear matrimonial cases in February 2023, citing a top court ruling denying the Act and denying Muslim women's right to live with dignity.The petition challenged the Constitutional consistency of sections 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 30, 32(a), 46, 47(b) and 50 of the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936.The Parsi Chief Matrimonial Courts are named after the petition.Section 19 specifies the order in which the Chief Justice of the High Court will name the judge of such Parsi Matrimonial court.

The argument argued that the jury system's drawbacks had led to its abandonment.

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