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The Hindu Widow's Re-marriage Act, 1856

( ACT NO. XV OF 1856 )

Consent to re-marriage of minor widow
7. If the widow re-marrying is a minor whose marriage has not been consummated, she shall not re-marry without the consent of her father, or if she has no father, of her paternal grandfather, or if she has no such grandfather, of her mother, or, failing all these, of her elder brother, or failing also brothers, of her next male relative.

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