Section 17 of The Hindu Marriage Act


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Section 17 Hindu Marriage Act As Per The Central Government Indian Acts

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, 1860 (45 of 1860), shall apply accordingly.