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In an accompanying questionnaire, the Commission has asked whether the existing personal laws and customary practices need codification.
Amid a raging debate on uniform civil code, the law panel has sought public views on the subject to revise and reform family laws, saying the aim is to address social injustice rather than plurality of laws. http://lawcommissionofindia.nic.in
In an appeal issued on Friday, the Commission said the objective behind the endeavour is to address discrimination against vulnerable groups and harmonise the various cultural practices even as it assured the people that the “norms of no one class, group or community will dominate the tone and tenor of family law reforms”.[pdf-embedder url=”https://www.legalbites.in/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/questionnaire.pdf”]