The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 (Triple Talaq Bill) has been passed in the Lok Sabha on 28th December 2017.
The Bill has been drafted in the fallout of the Incomparable Court choice on account of Shayara Bano v. Union of India and Ors., wherein the Court announced the act of triple talaq as illegal. The Announcement of Articles and Reasons of the Bill takes note of that the judgment has not filled in as a hindrance in cutting down the quantity of occasions of triple talaq.
It clarifies, “It is in this way, felt there is a requirement for State activity to offer impact to the request of the Incomparable Court and to review the grievances of casualties of illicit separation. Keeping in mind the end goal to keep the proceeded with provocation being distributed to the powerless hitched Muslim ladies due to talaq-e-biddat, earnest appropriate enactment is important to give some alleviation to them. The enactment would help in guaranteeing the bigger Sacred objectives of sexual orientation equity and sex uniformity of wedded Muslim ladies and help subserve their key privileges of non-separation and strengthening.”
Section 3 of the Bill expresses that “talaq-e-biddat” might be void and unlawful. This is trailed by the outcome of such void activity regarding Section 4 thereof, expressing, whoever articulates talaq-e-biddat might be rebuffed with detainment which may reach out to three years and fine.