Tag Archives: Marriage

Wedding tax

Taxing Weddings


Muhammad Immad Qamar

Taxing Weddings

Taxing Weddings The National Assembly of Pakistan, vide The Finance Act 2013, added S. 236D to the Income Tax Ordinance 2001 whereby which, 5% advance tax is to be charged on various functions

marital rape

Zarmina Siraj Ul Haq

‘Marital Rape’ – Where Does It Stand In The Islamic Legal System?

‘Marital Rape’ – Where Does It Stand In The Islamic Legal System? What is marital rape? What does Islam say about this? These are important questions which have been the cause of confusion for many people,


Sheraz Zaka

Part II: In ‘Pursuit Of Happiness’ – Hats Off To His Lordship!

Part II: In ‘Pursuit Of Happiness’ – Hats Off To His Lordship! On 23rd February 2016, the honourable Lahore High Court judge, Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah declared the Federal Law Revision


Suleman Khan

Muslim Personal Law vs State Law – Marriage & Divorce

Muslim Personal Law vs State Law – Marriage & Divorce There is a deep concern growing in some quarters for the imploding moral fabric of our society. The common man is fighting

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Women, Marriage, Religion And The Women Protection Bill

Women, Marriage, Religion And The Women Protection Bill The passing of the Protection of Women against Violence Bill in Punjab is a remarkable development. Although, the society is clearly divided on it

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Asma Bangash

Islam, Law Of The Land, Women’s Rights And Women’s Day In Pakistan

Islam, Law Of The Land, Women’s Rights And Women’s Day In Pakistan March 8 comes and goes every year. Like every year, this year also seminars, workshops and conferences were held all

maintenance

Fayez Qamar

Maintenance Of Wives In Islam

Maintenance Of Wives In Islam At the risk of sounding like a “conformist”, a “conservative” and maybe “recessive”, I wonder if we as a generation have failed in translating the values and

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Forced Marriage And Conversion Stem From Institutionalized Intolerance

Forced Marriage And Conversion Stem From Institutionalized Intolerance Religious diversity forms the bedrock of civilized democratic state, however in Pakistan the right to propagate and freely practice one’s religion is strictly restricted

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Ummar Ziauddin

Revisiting The Muslim Family Laws Ordinance 1961

Revisiting The Muslim Family Laws Ordinance 1961 The Muslim Family Laws Ordinance (MFLO), 1961 was promulgated to, inter alia, safeguard matrimonial rights of women. To this extent, the law has failed to achieve