ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ORDINANCE, 2001
PART V - DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
Section 47. Divorce by khul’ or cerai tebus talaq
(1) Where the husband does not agree to voluntarily pronounce a talaq but the parties agree to a divorce by redemption or cerai tebus talaq, the Court shall, after the amount of the payment of tebus talaq is agreed upon by the parties, cause the husband to pronounce a divorce by redemption, and such divorce is ba-in sughra or irrevocable.
(2) The Court shall record the cerai tebus talaq accordingly and send a certified copy of the record to the appropriate Registrar and the Chief Registrar for registration.
(3) Where the amount of the payment of tebus talaq is not agreed upon by the parties, the Court may assess, in accordance with Islamic Law, the amount having regard to the status and the means of the parties.
(4) Where the husband does not agree to a divorce by redemption or does not appear before the Court as directed or where it appears to the Court that there is a reasonable possibility of a reconciliation, the Court shall appoint a conciliatory committee as provided under section 45 and that section shall apply accordingly.
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