CHAPTER 43
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ORDINANCE, 2001

PART V - DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE



Section 49. Divorce by li’an

(1) Where the parties to a marriage have taken oath by way of li’an according to Islamic Law before a Syariah Judge, the Syariah Judge shall, upon judgment, order them to be faraq and be separated and to live apart forever.

(2) The Court shall record the divorce by li’an accordingly and send a certified copy of the record to the appropriate Registrar and to the Chief Registrar for registration.




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