Nod for three changes to triple talaq Bill

August 10, 2018 12:00 am | Updated 05:18 am IST - NEW DELHI

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved three crucial amendments to the triple talaq Bill, including a provision for bail to an accused before the start of trial.

These three provisions to the Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill, which makes instant triple talaq illegal and imposes a jail term of up to three years, provide additional safeguards from the Act being misused.


While the proposed law will remain “non-bailable” — the police cannot grant bail at the police station — the accused can approach a magistrate for bail even before trial.

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