Report No. 66
Existing Sections 20 to 22, Indian Succession Act, 1925
20. Interests and powers not acquired not lost by marriage.-
(1) No person shall, by marriage, acquire any interest in the property of the person whom he or she marries or become incapable of doing any act in respect of his of her own properly which he or she could have done if unmarried.
(2) This section-
(a) shall not apply to any marriage contracted before the first day of January, 1866;
(b) shall not apply, and shall be deemed never to have applied, to any marriage one or both of the parties to which professed at the time of the marriage the Hindu, Muhammadan, Buddhist, Sikh or Jain religion.