ENACTMENT NO. 6 OF 2002
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 2002
PART VIII - MISCELLANEOUS
Section 116. Presumption from acknowledgment rebuttable
The presumption of paternity arising from acknowledgment or may only be rebutted by-
(a) disclaimer on the part of the person acknowledged;
(b) proof of such proximity of age, or seniority of the acknowledgee, as would render the alleged relationship physically impossible;
(c) proof that the acknowledgee is in fact the child of some other person; or
(d) proof that the mother of the acknowledgee could not possibly have been the lawful wife of the acknowledger at the time when the acknowledgee could have been conceived.
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