Conducting child marriages is also a crime:
- Conducting a child marriage: Anyone who performs or helps in performing a child marriage will be committing a crime.
- Parents/Guardians conducting marriage: If a parent, guardian or any person responsible for a child in any capacity, promotes child marriage or participates in conducting a child marriage, then they will be committing a crime. Attending or participating in a child marriage is also a crime.
Anyone who is convicted of committing these crimes will be punished with rigorous imprisonment for two years along with a fine of one lakh rupees.0