Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929
In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
[(a) "child" means a person who, if a male, has not completed twenty-one years of age, and if a female, has not completed eighteen years of age;]
(b) "child marriage" means a marriage to which either of the contracting parties is a child;
(c) "contracting party" to a marriage means either of the parties whose marriage is 7[or is about to be] thereby solemnized; and
(d) "minor" means a person of either sex who is under eighteen years of age.