ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ORDINANCE, 2001
PART I - PRELIMINARY
Section 5.Subsisting valid marriages deemed to be registered under this Ordinance and dissoluble only under this Ordinance
(1) Nothing in this Ordinance shall affect the validity of any marriage solemnized under any law wheresoever prior to the appointed date.
(2) Such marriage, if valid under the law under which it solemnized, shall be deemed to be registered under this Ordinance.
(3) Every such marriage, unless void under the law under which it was solemnized, shall continue until dissolved-
(a) by the death of one of the parties;
(b) by such talaq as may be pronounced under this Ordinance;
(c) by order of a Court of competent jurisdiction; or
(d) by a declaration of nullity made by a Court of competent jurisdiction.
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