The book provides a thorough commentary on the Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act, 1939 and throws light on the drastic developments in the law relating to maintenance of Muslim women and children. The case-law developments under all the allied statutes have also been carefully noted and incorporated. Several important & allied statutes have been given, including the Family Courts Act, 1984 with State Amendments and notifications.
All India Reporter : This book surveys the whole field of Muslim Law of Marriage, Divorce and Maintenance. An extensive Commentary on 'Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986 ' has been included and case-law on all the allied statutes have been revised and expanded. There is an addenda which provides important case-law, there is a Table of Cases and an Index at the end. The book provides a very thorough treatment on the subject. It is a must for all practising lawyers, the Judiciary, Law Colleges, Teachers and the Students.
Islamic & Comparative Law Quarterly : In this edition of the book the author has added and updated the case-law on the subject. While analysing the provisions of the Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939, the author has also referred to the provisions of analogous law on the subject and the decided cases thereunder. By means of an addenda the author has sought to update the case-law under the Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Divorce Act, 1986. The table of cases at the beginning and the index at the end of the book have their own utility. The book under review will be found, on the whole, quite useful by the lawyers as well as the students of Islamic law.
Short title and extent 5
Grounds for decree for dissolution of marriage 5
Notice to be served on heirs of the husband when the husband's
whereabouts are not known 69
Effect of conversion to another faith 69
Rights to dower not to be affected 73
Repeal of Section 5 of Act XXVI of 1937 77
Agreement for Talaq-i-Tafwiz 85
Forms of Important plaints under the Act VIII of 1939 87
Suit for Dissolution on Marriage on the ground of lien 89
Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986 91
Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Rules, 1986 127
Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Marriages Registration Act, 1981 133
Family Courts Act, 1984 136
Kazis Act, 1880 146
Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, 1937 148
Cutchi Memons Act, 1938 156
Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961 of Pakistan 157
SUBJECT INDEX 163