CHAPTER 43
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ORDINANCE, 2001

PART II - MARRIAGE



Section 12. Marriage of a woman

(1) No woman shall, during the subsistence of her marriage to a man, be married to any other man.

(2) Where the woman is a divorcee –

(3) If the woman alleges she was divorced before the marriage had been consummated, she shall not during the ordinary period of ‘iddah for a divorce, be married to any person other than her previous husband, except with the permission of the Syariah Judge having jurisdiction in the place where she resides.

(4) Where the woman is a widow –

(5) Where a woman has been pronounced divorced of fasakh by a Court and the matter is brought before the Syariah Appeal Court, she shall not marry any other person pending the decision of the Syariah Appeal Court.




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