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According to the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006, a boy below the age of ____ years and a girl below ____ years is considered a minor.
1. 21, 18
2. 18, 21
3. 18, 18
4. 21, 21

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : 21, 21

The correct answer is 21,21.

 

  • According to the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006, a boy below the age of 21 years and a girl below 21 years is considered a minor.
  • Section 3: Punishment for male adult below twenty-one years of age marrying a child --
    • Whoever, being a male above eighteen years of age and below twenty-one, contracts a child marriage shall be punishable with simple imprisonment which may extend to fifteen days, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.
  • Section 4: Punishment for male adult above twenty-one years of age marrying a child --
    • Whoever, being a male above twenty-one years of age, contracts a child marriage shall be punishable with simple imprisonment which may extend to three months, and shall also be liable to fine.
  • Source: CLick

 

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