Sunday, 8 July 2018

Legal Requirements for contracting Second Marriage

For contracting second marriage in the presence of first wife, a legal permission is required under the provisions of section 5 of the Muslim Family Laws Ordinance 1961.

By procedure the husband files case for permission of second marriage with genuine grounds. On that the first wife is summoned before the Chairman of concerned Arbitration/Union Council. On her appearance her statement is recorded.

After that the statement of husband is also recorded and if the Chairman Arbitration/Union Council things fit, he can grant the permission of second marriage.

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Salman Yousaf Khan (Golra)
Family Lawyer

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