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Malpractices in registration of marriages will be eliminated

Sep 29, 2010 10:54:04 AM - itnnews.lk

Strict initiatives are being planned to overcome malpractices which is rampant in the registration of marriages.

Completing 18 years is mandatory for the registration of a marriage in Sri Lanka. The Child Protection Authority pointed out that information has come to light that registration of marriage of under-aged girls was taking place. Briefing the media today, Chairperson of the authority Anoma Dissanayake said that they will adopt several measures to overcome such malpractices.