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Registration of marriage

Registration of marriage

(1) Every marriage solemnized under Muslim Law shall be registered in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance.

(2) For the purpose of registration of marriage under this Ordinance, the Union Council shall grant licenses to one or more persons, to be called Nikah Registrars, but in no case shall more than on Nikah Registrar be licensed for any one Ward.

(3) Every marriage not solemnized by the Nikah Registrar shall, for the purpose of registration under this Ordinance be reported to him by the person who has solemnized such marriage.

(4). Whoever contravenes the provisions of such-section (3) shall be punishable with simple imprisonment for a term which may extent to three months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.

(5). The form of nikahnama, the registers to be maintained by Nikah Registrars, the records to be preserved by Union Councils, the manner in which marriage shall be registered and copies of nikhanama shall be supplied to parties, and the fees to be charged thereof, shall be such as may be prescribed.

(6) Any person may, on payment of the prescribed fee, if any, inspect at the office of the Union Council the record preserved under sub-section (5), or obtain a copy of any entry therein.

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Oral Divorce

Oral Divorce

In spite of sending the notice under section 7 of Muslim Family Law Ordinance to chairman for the confirmation of the divorce, the oral divorce is effective and binding on the parties. Divorce would not ineffective in Shariah where husband having divorce his wife orally fails to send notice to chairman union council concerned relating to such divorce.

As a proof and for the requirement of law the divorce is given written for saving any contravention otherwise In Islam it is not mandatory to give written divorce and send a notice to the chairman arbitration council. When oral divorce is pronounced it is also effective after passing the three months.

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