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THE MUSSALMAN WAKF VALIDATING ACT, 1913

(ACT NO. VI OF 1913).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 7th March, 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:
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1.Short title and extent
2.Definition
3.Power of Mussalman to create certain wakfs
4.Wakfs not to be invalid by reason of remoteness of benefit to poor, etc.
5.Saving of local and sectarian custom
 
 

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