Religion holds up marriage law debate

What you need to know:

  • Majority Leader Aden Duale spelt out a raft of changes he plans to introduce to protect Muslims
  • The Marriage Bill seeks to combine seven laws on marriage, divorce and come-we-stay unions. It also recognises polygamy and the payment of dowry for customary marriages

Debate on the Marriage Bill was put on hold on Wednesday evening after disagreements over religion.

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