What is proof of Legitimacy of Child under Muhammadan Law in Pakistan

Citation Name  : 1987  CLC  2073     LAHORE-HIGH-COURT-LAHORE
  Side Appellant : NAZIR FATIMA
  Side Opponent : GHULAM FATIMA

Qanun-e-Shahadat Order 1984 Art. 128–Muhammadan Law- -Legitimacy- -Question of–Ordinarily proof of marriage between parents of child is very cogent evidence to establish his legitimacy- -Courts have generally been very reluctant to stigmatize a child as illegitimate- -Every presumption is made in favour of legitimacy of child and Courts have generally refused to admit illegitimacy when legitimacy could be inferred from surrounding circumstances.

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