Uttarakhand's Uniform Civil Code has made it mandatory for live-in couples to register themselves with the district officials.
For a live-in relationship, parental consent for those below 21 years of age is necessary.
Jail term of at least three to six months, or a fine of Rs 25,000 on the individuals, or both if live-in relationship is not registered.
The UCC Uttarakhand 2024 Bill includes recommendations such as a complete ban on polygamy and child marriage.
UCC Uttarakhand 2024 Bill also proposes equal property rights for sons and daughters.
Elimination of the distinction between legitimate and illegitimate children proposes the UCC bill.
The Uttarakhand UCC further proposes equal property rights after death, and inclusion of adopted and biological children.