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Stipulations in a Muslim Marriage Contract with Special Reference to talq al-tafwid provisions in Paksitan
Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (2005)
  • Muhammad Munir, Dr., International Islamic University, Islamabad
Abstract

This work elaborates the over-technical topic of stipulations in a Muslim marriage contract; explains the various types of stipulations benefiting women and men; explains how and to what extent classical Islamic law is incorporated into statutes of many Muslim states; describes case law of Indo-Pak subcontinent on stipulations based on the doctrine of stare decisis; surveys talaq al-tafwid in Pakistan to ascertain the extent of its practical application by the masses; and explore the role of nikah registrars, who are authorized by the government of Pakistan to solemnize nikah (marriage contract) throughout the country.

Keywords
  • talaq al-tafwid,
  • talaq,
  • divorce,
  • delegated divorce,
  • Muslim personal law,
  • personal law of Pakistan,
  • personal laws of Muslim states,
  • Ashraf Ali Thanavi,
  • stipulations benefiting women
Publication Date
December 31, 2005
Publisher Statement
The publisher has not issue with the use of this work for educational purposes.
Citation Information
Muhammad Munir. "Stipulations in a Muslim Marriage Contract with Special Reference to talq al-tafwid provisions in Paksitan" Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law Vol. 12 Iss. 12 (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/muhammad_munir/7/