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Articles for the keyword(s) "Limping marriages"

"Reform in the Private International Law of Divorce: A Comparative Study of Two Recent Codes"

BD Inglis, 1958

This article presents an in-depth comparative analysis of two draft codes: the Royal Commission’s Draft Code on Jurisdiction and Recognition (UK, annexed to the Report of the Royal Commission on Marriage and Divorce (1951-1955)) and the Draft Family Code (Israel). The author focuses on the comparative insights that may be gained from the Israeli Draft Code in regard to the concept of domicile, jurisdiction in divorce and nullity suits, as well as the recognition of foreign marriages and divorces.

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"Validity of Talak Divorce in New Zealand Dissolving Potentially Polygamous Marriage"

PRH Webb, 1979

Hassan v Hassan [1978] 1 NZLR 385 concerned an application for a declaration that a Mohammedan marriage had been validly dissolved through a talak, pronounced in New Zealand. In this case note the author examines relevant New Zealand legislation and case law pertaining to the availability of matrimonial relief in relation to potentially polygamous marriages, as well as the recognition of non-judicial divorce.