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THE MUSLIM MARRIAGES AND DIVORCES (REGISTRATION) ACT, 1974

(ACT NO. LII OF 1974).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 24th July, 1974  
  
     An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Registration of Muslim marriages and divorces.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to registration of Muslim marriages and divorces;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title and application
2. Definitions
3. Registration of marriages
4. Nikah Registrars
5.Solemnization of a marriage to be reported and registered
5A. Jurisdiction under this Act
6. Registration of divorces
7. Manner of registration
8. Registers
9. Copies of entry to be given to parties
10. Superintendence and control
11. Revocation or suspension of a license
12. Custody of registers
13. Inspection of registers
14. Power to make rules
15. Amendment of Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961 (VIII of 1961)
16. Repeal
17. Provision relating to existing Nikah Registrars
 
 

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