LHC orders govts to amend Haq Mehar column in Nikahnama

By: News Desk
Published: 02:08 PM, 18 Dec, 2021
LHC orders govts to amend Haq Mehar column in Nikahnama
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The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Saturday ordered the federal and provincial governments to amend the Haq Mehar column in the Nikahnamas, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

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:

LHC Order Regarding Haq Mehar by 24 News

Reporter Malik Ashraf