Law Commission likely to submit Common Civil Code draft by August

New Delhi: After triple talaq, halala and polygamy, now the jinn of the Common Civil Code is likely to come out of the bottle. Law Commission will submit the draft of Common Civil Code before the government by August. Commission Chairman Justice B S Chauhan met the delegation of All India Muslim Personal Law Board. While similar meetings were earlier held with former law minister advocate Salman Khurshid, former Law Minister Advocate Ashwini Kumar and former union minister Arif Mohammed Khan.

A 17-member delegation led by Vice President All India Muslim Personal Law Board and President Jamat-e-Islami Hind Maulana Jalaluddin Umri met Law Commission Chairman at his office. The meeting continued for one and a half hour in which various aspects were discussed at length.

It must be recalled that Law Commission by forming 16 questions had taken advice from them as to what could be the draft of Common Civil Code.

According to reliable sources, Modi government has asked the Law Commission to submit the draft soon, so that further action could be taken. According to Inquilab answers to the shariah laws related to 3 issues like adoption, distribution of inheritance and right on children in case of divorce, have been sought.

Maulana Jalaluddin Umri said that the answers to the questions raised by Law Commission will be given if the questions are received in written form.