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=> Recently, the Allahabad High Court held that marriage certificate is not a mandatory condition for adoption of a child.
=> The court made this observation while hearing a writ filed by transgender Reena Kinnar and her husband, seeking adoption of the child.
=> According to the Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act, 1956, single parents can also adopt a child.
=> Significantly, the Madras High Court in a judgment in 2019 had held that under the Hindu Marriage Act, the term 'Bride' includes transgender and intersex persons who identify themselves as women.
=> The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 was passed by the Parliament in the year 2019 for the welfare of transgenders and to end discrimination against them.
=> It completely prohibits discrimination against a transgender person, including denial of service or unfair treatment in respect of-
(4) Access to and enjoyment of products, facilities and opportunities available at the public level
(5) Right to move anywhere
(6) To reside, rent or own a house
(7) Opportunity to hold public or private office.
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