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THE OUDH LAWS ACT, 1876

Title : THE OUDH LAWS ACT, 1876

Year : 1876



CHAPTER I

DOWER AMONG MUHAMMADANS


5.Muhammadan dower contracts how to be enforced.


5. Muhammadan dower contracts how to be enforced. Where the amount of dower stipulated for in any contract of dower by a
Muhammadan is excessive with reference to the means of the husband, the entire sum provided in the contract shall not be awarded in any suit by decree in favour of the plaintiff, or by allowing it by way of set-off, lien or otherwise to the defendant; but the amount
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1. Subs. by the Adaptation of Laws (No. 2) Order, 1956, for "Part A
States and Part C States".

57.of the dower to be allowed by the Court shall be reasonable with reference to the means of the husband and the status of the wife.

Rule applicable after husbands death.

This rule shall be applicable whether the suit to enforce the contract be brought in the husbands life time or after his death.


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Last updated on May, 2015
Title : THE OUDH LAWS ACT, 1876

Year : 1876



CHAPTER I

DOWER AMONG MUHAMMADANS


5.Muhammadan dower contracts how to be enforced.


5. Muhammadan dower contracts how to be enforced. Where the amount of dower stipulated for in any contract of dower by a
Muhammadan is excessive with reference to the means of the husband, the entire sum provided in the contract shall not be awarded in any suit by decree in favour of the plaintiff, or by allowing it by way of set-off, lien or otherwise to the defendant; but the amount
---------------------------------------------------------------------
1. Subs. by the Adaptation of Laws (No. 2) Order, 1956, for "Part A
States and Part C States".

57.of the dower to be allowed by the Court shall be reasonable with reference to the means of the husband and the status of the wife.

Rule applicable after husbands death.

This rule shall be applicable whether the suit to enforce the contract be brought in the husbands life time or after his death.


CHAP

PRE-EMPTION
Last updated on May, 2015

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