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Latest items for MARR-LAW-6

April 1, 2023, 9:26 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan

"In recent years, serious attention has been paid to eradicating such relics of the past as the holding of multi-day and costly family events (weddings, wakes, etc.), which lead to great economic difficulties and material expenditure and have a negative impact on the standard of living primarily of poor, large families. Streamlining family ceremonies and preventing inequality between different families has been widely discussed in society, leading to the adoption by the Senate on 14 September 2019 of regulations governing the procedure for weddings, family celebrations, anniversaries and memorial ceremonies, which from 1 January 2020 include new rules for holding the above events without waste, taking into account the national...more
Jan. 7, 2022, 2:48 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: MARR-LAW-6

"'All people have the right to their personal and family privacy and to their good name, and the State must respect them and ensure that they are respected.' Therefore is unconstitutional in Colombia that there is a Law that regulate how much money one can invest in a marriage or the number of guests" (1).
Jan. 6, 2022, 12:09 p.m.
Countries: Somalia
Variables: MARR-LAW-6

"No there are no laws limiting wedding costs, number of guests, etc" (1).
Jan. 30, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: MARR-LAW-6

"After the June and July Boko Haram attacks, the ministry often denied permission for large gatherings, including social events such as weddings and funerals" (11).
Feb. 26, 2016, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: MARR-LAW-6

"On behalf of Fight Against Dowry Advocacy Network (FADAN), I dare to ask the Government of Pakistan, all legislators, powerful donor groups interested in the development of a liberal society, and elite feminists, activists, and advocates of human rights, and child, youth, and women’s rights that for how long:...Will dowry demands and lavish weddings be endorsed in the name of culture and custom and not considered cognizable crimes?"(para 6,10)."Therefore, the law about dowry prohibition and austerity in weddings is a must. It must touch all three forms of justice; i.e. corrective justice, distributive justice, and justice in the social norms and practices of society"(para 14)."Those who are against the idea...more