ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ORDINANCE, 2001
PART II - MARRIAGE
Section 8. Relationship prohibiting marriage
(1) No man or woman, as the case may be, shall, on the ground of consanguinity, marry –
(a) his mother or her father;
(b) his grandmother or her grandfather upwards, whether on the side of his or her father or mother;
(c) his daughter on her son and his granddaughter or her grandson and his or her descendants;
(d) his sister or her brother of the same parents, his sister or her brother of the same father, and his sister or her brother of same mother;
(e) the daughter of his brother or sister, or the son of her brother or sister and the descendants of the brother or sister;
(f) his aunt or her uncle on his or her father’s side and her or his ascendants;
(g) his aunt or her uncle on his or her mother’s side and her or his ascendants.
(2) No man or woman, as the case may be, shall, on the ground of affinity, marry –
(a) his mother-in-law or her father-in-law and the ascendants of his wife;
(b) his stepmother or her stepfather, being his father’s wife or her mother’s husband;
(c) his stepgrandmother or her stepgrandfather, being the wife of his grandfather or the husband of her grandmother, whether on the side of the father or the mother;
(d) his daughter-in-law or her-son-law;
(e) his stepdaughter or her stepson and the descendants of a wife or a husband with whom the marriage has been consummated.
(3) No man or woman, as the case may be, shall, on the ground of fosterage, marry any woman or any connected with him or her through some act of suckling where, if it had been instead an act of procreation, the woman or man would have been within the prohibited degrees of consanguinity or affinity.
(4) No man shall have two wives at any one time who are so related to each other by consanguinity, affinity, or fosterage that if either of them had been a male a marriage between them would have been illegal in Islamic Law.
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