LHC orders govts to amend Haq Mehar column in Nikahnama
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The court directed to add separate columns for cash, moveable and immoveable properties in the Nikahnama register.
Under Islamic law, Haq Mehar is said to be an obligatory payment that is made in the form of money, jewellery, home goods, furniture or any other form of property by the husband to his wife-to-be upon taking her hand in marriage.
Here is the complete order of the Lahore High Court:
Reporter Malik Ashraf