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The exception to this rule is within the state of Goa, annexed in stages in the Nineteen Sixties by way of 1980s. In Goa, a Portuguese uniform civil code is in place, during which all religions have a typical law relating to marriages, divorces and adoption. When India turned part of the British Empire, there was a break in tradition, and Hindu and Islamic law were supplanted by the common law. After the failed insurrection against the British in 1857, the British Parliament took over control of India from the British East India Company, and British India came under the … Read More