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Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936


SCHEDULE I: Table of prohibited degrees of consanguinity and affinity

(See section 3)

A man shall not marry his-

 

1. Paternal grand-fatherís mother.

 

2. Paternal grand-motherís mother.

 

3. Maternal grand-fatherís mother.

 

4. Maternal grand-motherís mother.

 

5. Paternal grand-mother.

 

6. Paternal grand-father's wife.

 

7. Maternal grand-mother.

 

8. Maternal grand-fatherís wife.

 

9. Mother or step-mother.

 

10. Fatherís sister or step-sister.

 

11. Mother's .sister or step-sister.

 

12. Sister or step-sister.

 

13. Brother's daughter or step-brotherís daughter, or any direct lineal descendant of a brother or step-brother.

 

14. Sisterís daughter or step-sisterís daughter, or any direct lineal descendant of a sister or step-sister.

 

15. Daughter or step-daughter, or any direct lineal descendant of either.

 

16. Sonís daughter or step-son's daughter, or any direct lineal descendant of a son or step-son.

 

17. Wife of son or step-son, or of any direct lineal descendant of a son or step-son.

 

18. Wife of daughterís son or of step-daughter's son, or of any direct lineal descendant of a daughter or stepdaughter.

 

19. Mother of daughter's husband.

 

20. Mother of sonís wife.

 

21. Mother of wife's paternal grand-father.

 

22. Mother of wife's paternal grand-mother.

 

23. Mother of wife's maternal grand-father.

 

24. Mother of wife's maternal grand-mother.

 

25. Wifeís paternal grand-mother.

 

26. Wifeís maternal grand-mother.

 

27. Wife's mother or step-mother.

 

28. Wife's father's sister.

 

29. Wife's mother's sister.

 

30. Fatherís brother's wife.

 

31. Mother's brother's wife.

 

32. Brother's son's wife.

 

33. Sisterís sonís wife.

 

A woman shall not marry her-

 

1. Paternal grand-fatherís father.

 

2. Paternal grand-mother's father.

 

3. Maternal grand-father's father.

 

4. Maternal grand-mother's father.

 

5. Paternal grand-father.

 

6. Paternal grand-mother's husband.

 

7. Maternal grand-father.

 

8. Maternal grand-mother's husband.

 

9. Father or step-father.

 

10. Father's brother or step-brother.

 

1l. Mother's brother or step-brother.

 

12. Brother or step-brother.

 

13. Brother's son or step-.brother's son, or any direct lineal descendant of a brother or step-brother.

 

14. Sisterís son or step-sister's son, or any direct lineal descendant of sister or step-sister.

 

15. Son, or step-son, or any direct lineal descendant of either.

 

16. Daughter's son or step-daughter's son, or any direct lineal descendant of a daughter or step-daughter.

 

17. Husband of daughter or of step-daughter, or of any direct lineal descendant of a daughter or step-daughter.

 

18. Husband of sonís daughter or of step-son's daughter, or of any direct lineal descendant of a son or step-son.

 

19. Father of daughter's husband.

 

20. Father of son's wife.

 

21. Father of husband's paternal grand-father.

 

22. Father of husband's paternal grand-mother.

 

23. Father of husband's maternal grand-father.

 

24. Father of husband's maternal grand-mother.

 

25. Husband's paternal grand-father.

 

26. Husband's maternal grand-father.

 

27. Husband's father or step-father.

 

28. Brother of husband's father.

 

29. Brother of husband's mother.

 

30. Husband's brother' son, or his direct lineal descendant.

 

31. Husband's sister's son, or his direct lineal descendant.

 

32. Brother's daughter's husband.

 

33. Sister's daughter's husband.

 

NOTE- In the above table the words "brother" and "sister" denote brother and sister of the whole as well as half blood . Relationship by step means relationship by marriages.



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