ENACTMENT 3
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW (STATE OF PENANG)
ENACTMENT 2004

PART VI - MAINTENANCE OF WIFE, CHILDREN AND OTHERS



Section 70. Recovery of arrears of maintenance.


(1) Arrears of unsecured maintenance shall be recoverable as a debt from the defaulter and, where they accrued due before the making of a receiving order against the defaulter, shall be provable in his bankruptcy and, where they accrued due before his death, shall be a debt due from his estate.

(2) Arrears of unsecured maintenance that accrued due before the death of the person entitled thereto shall be recoverable as a debt by the legal personal representatives of the person.



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