..::Pakistani hold Zimbabwe Nationality, Wife British National… Muslim Family Law will apply..Lawyers and Law Firm

Pakistani Zimbabwe nationality, Wife British national, Muslim Family Law will apply.

Nationality of parties‑‑‑Authorities received notice of divorce from husband but having come to know that the wife was British national and the husband had acquired nationality of Zimbabwe, declined to proceed any, further under the provisions of Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961‑‑­Validity‑‑‑Nothing to such effect was on record nor it had been urged by the parties that they had ceased to be citizens of Pakistan or if so in what circumstances and through what process‑‑‑In absence of such express relinquishment of Pakistani citizenship, both the parties would continue to fall within the ambit of S.1(2) of Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961‑‑‑All the provisions of Muslim Family Laws Ordinance, 1961, were applicable to the parties‑‑‑Order passed by the authorities was set aside and the case was remanded to them for proceeding on the notice of divorce‑‑‑Petition was allowed accordingly.

 

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