New Delhi : The Law Commission on Friday recommended a series of amendments to the Indian Succession Act as it considered them “unfair” towards Christian women and termed them prejudicial and unfair to status of women, PTI reports.

“A plain reading of the provisions built in Sections 42 to 46 of the Indian Succession Act, 1925 reveals how the scheme envisioned therein incorporates a preferential approach towards men and is unfair and unjust towards Christian women,” Law Commission Chairman Justice (Retd) AP Shah wrote to Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. It said the existing provisions in Sections 42 to 46 of Indian Succession Act were archaic in nature.

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