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Articles for the keyword(s) "Mohammedan marriage"

"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.