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Parliament passes Family Courts (Amendment) Bill 2022 


  • It seeks to amend the Family Courts Act, 1984. 
  • The Act allows state govts to establish Family Courts. 
  • The central govt is empowered to notify dates for the Act to come into force in different states. 
  • The governments of Himachal Pradesh and Nagaland have set up Family Courts in their states under the Act. 
  • However, the central government has not extended the application of the Act to these states.