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

PART VI - MAINTENANCE OF WIFE, CHILDREN AND OTHERS



Section 81. Duty to maintain illegitimate children.


(1) If a woman neglects or refuses to maintain her illegitimate child who is unable to maintain himself or herself, other than a child born as a result of rape, the Court, upon proof thereof, may order the woman to make such monthly allowance as the Court thinks reasonable.

(2) A monthly allowance under this section shall be payable from the date of commencement of the neglect or refusal to maintain or from such later date as may be specified in the order.



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