The Uniform Civil Code

The Uniform Civil Code

Published on 14 August 2021
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Uniform Civil Code
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EXPLAINED
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Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is stated in our Constitution under Article 44.
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it is the duty of the state to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout India.
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A homogenous code for citizens throughout the country.
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Directive principles as “fundamental in the governance of the country.
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It aims to protect religious minorities and women by promoting uniformity in civil laws.
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As India is diverse country it will be challenging to draft and implement a common law for everyone.
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Personal Laws are connected to the religious sentiments, which the code must not harm.
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The UCC is already present in Goa where a common civil code is called as portuguese civil code 1867.
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It allow married couple to share assets equally on divorce
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