The jury is in

The union government told the Supreme Court that the existing jury system to adjudicate matrimonial disputes, including divorce and child custody for Parsis, "needed to be retained,” reported The Times of India (ToI) on December 18, 2019. The "Parsi community is a special community forming part of Indian societal mosaic…it was felt necessary to protect their values, customs, beliefs and practices in the field of personal law. (Parsis), owing to their scarce numbers, also require to be protected by way of separate mechanism. A special law like the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act (PMDA), 1936 for that small community, with......

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