ENACTMENT NO. 6 OF 2002
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 2002
PART VII - GUARDIANSHIP
Hadhanah or Custody of Children
Section 84. How right of custody is lost
The right of hadhanah of a woman is lost-
(a) by her marriage with a person not related to the child within the prohibited degrees if her custody in such case will affect the welfare of the child but her right to custody will revert if the marriage is dissolved;
(b) by her gross and open immorality;
(c) by her changing her residence so as to prevent the father from exercising the necessary supervision over the child, except that a divorced wife may take her own child to her birth-place;
(d) by being a murtad; or
(e) by her neglect of or cruelty to the child.
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