Talaq and the Muslim Family Law Ordinance, 1961 in Pakistan: An Analysis
Spectrum of International Law, Vol. 1, pp. 16-18, May-August 2011
10 Pages Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Date Written: September 11, 2011
Divorcing one’s wife is considered as one of the most hated but legal act by God, yet divorce 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.
Keywords: talaq, Muslim Family Law Ordinance, Pakistan, section 7 of MFLO
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