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The Mussalman Wakf Validating Act, 1913

( ACT NO. VI OF 1913 )

An Act to declare the rights of Mussalmans to make settlements of property by way of “wakf” in favour of their families, children and descendants.

WHEREAS doubts have arisen regarding the validity of wakfs created by persons professing the Mussalman faith in favour of themselves, their families, children and descendants and ultimately for the benefit of the poor or for other religious, pious or charitable purposes; and whereas it is expedient to remove such doubts; It is hereby enacted as follows:

Short title and extent
1. (1) This Act may be called the Mussalman Wakf Validating Act, 1913.
(2) It extends to the whole of 1[Bangladesh].

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