ENACTMENT NO. 12 OF 1985
ADMINISTRATION OF ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 1985
PART VII - GUARDIANSHIP
Hadanah or Custody of Children
Section 82. How right of custody is lost.
The right of hadanah of a woman is lost-
(a) by her marriage with a person not related to the child within the prohibited degrees, but shall revive upon dissolution of the marriage;
(b) by her gross and open immorality;
(c) by her changing her residence so as to prevent the father from exercising the necessary supervision over the child, except that a divorced wife may take her own child to her birth place;
(d) by her abjuration of Islam;
(e) by her neglect of or cruelty to the child.
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