Laws of Bangladesh

The Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939

( ACT NO. VIII OF 1939 )

Effect of conversion to another faith
4. The renunciation of Islam by a married Muslim woman or her conversion to a faith other than Islam shall not by itself operate to dissolve her marriage: Provided that after such renunciation, or conversion, the woman shall be entitled to obtain a decree for the dissolution of her marriage on any of the grounds mentioned in section 2:
Provided further that the provisions of this section shall not apply to a woman converted to Islam from some other faith who re-embraces her former faith.

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