ENACTMENT NO. 12 OF 1985
ADMINISTRATION OF ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 1985
PART VI - MAINTENANCE OF WIFE, CHILDREN, AND OTHERS
Section 78. Duration of order for maintenance of a child.
the order for maintenance shall expire on the attainment by the child of the age of eighteen years, but the Court may on application by the child or any other person, extend the order for maintenance to cover such further period as it thinks reasonable, to enable the chi1d to pursue further or higher education or training.
(a) where an order for maintenance of a child is expressed to be for any shorter period; or
(b) where any such order has been rescinded; or
(c) where any such order is made in favour of-
(i) a daughter who has not been married or who is, by reason of some mental or physical disability, incapable of maintaining herself;
(ii) a son who is, by reason of some mental or physical disability, incapable of maintaining himself,
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