Munir on Taliq and the Pakistani 1961 Family Law

Muhammad Munir (International Islamic University Islamabad) has posted Talaq and the Muslim Family Law Ordinance, 1961 in Pakistan: An Analysis. The abstract follows. – ARH

Divorcing one’s wife is considered as one of the most hated but legal acts by God, yet divorces do happen among married couples. Muslims attach tremendous significance to issues involving Talaq. Unfortunately, Pakistani law on Talaq is one of the most controversial and confusing and its interpretation by our superior judiciary has made it even more confusing. The current law is not only against the injunctions of Islam, it has also been misinterpreted by the judiciary.

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