THE MUSLIM MARRIAGES AND DIVORCES (REGISTRATION) ACT, 1974

(ACT NO. LII OF 1974).
  [24th July, 1974]
 
 
     
   
 
 
  Nikah Registrars  
4. For the purpose of registration of marriages under this Act, the Government shall grant licences to such number of persons, to be called Nikah Registrars, as it may deem necessary for such areas as it may specify:

Provided that not more than one Nikah Registrar shall be licensed for any one area 1[ :

Provided further that the Government may, whenever it deems fit so to do, extend, curtail or otherwise alter the limits of any area for which a Nikah Registrar has been licensed.]
 
 
 
1 The colon (:) was substituted for the full stop (.) and the proviso was inserted by section 2 of the Muslim Marriages and Divorces (Registration) (Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1982)

 
 

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