annul a marriage

See: divorce
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Asserting that in certain cases the high court can annul a marriage, senior counsel Shyam Divan, appearing for Hadiya's father Asokan KM, said,"Hadiya's marriage with Shafin Jahan was to defeat the proceedings before the high court".
Under California law, someone can annul a marriage only if there's proof of impotency, incest, bigamy, unsound mind, force or fraud.
Summary: Saudi plans to regulate underage marriages after a judge refused to annul a marriage between an eight-year old girl and a 47 year-old man, reports Arab News.
A French judge decided to annul a marriage because the bride had lied to her husband when she had said she was a virgin.
Because of this the Parries are one of two couples taking the Government to the European Court of Human Rights, saying forcing people to annul a marriage in these circumstances is against the European Convention of Human Rights.
Making it clear that the question was limited to whether a high court can annul a marriage while hearing a habeas corpus petition, the court asked the respondents, including Asokan and the National Investigation Agency (NIA), to file response to an affidavit filed by Hadiya.