ENACTMENT NO. 12 OF 1985
ADMINISTRATION OF ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 1985

PART VI - MAINTENANCE OF WIFE, CHILDREN, AND OTHERS



Section 68. Recovery of arrears of maintenance.

(1) Arrears of unsecured maintenance, whether of payable by agreement or under an order of Court, shall be recoverable as a debt from the defaulter and, where they accrued due before the making of a receiving order against the defaulter, shall be provable in his bankruptcy and, where they accrued due before his death, shall be a debt due from his estate.

(2) Arrears of unsecured maintenance that accrued due before the death of the person entitled thereto shall be recoverable as a debt by the legal personal representatives of the person.




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