Laws of Bangladesh

The Hindu Widow's Re-marriage Act, 1856

( ACT NO. XV OF 1856 )

Saving of rights of widow marrying, except as provided in sections 2 to 4
5. Except as in the three preceding sections is provided, a widow shall not, by reason of her re-marriage forfeit any property or any right to which she would otherwise be entitled; and every widow who has re-married shall have the same rights of inheritance as she would have had, had such marriage been her first marriage.

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