Important news for second marriages

It was made compulsory for the first wife to pay the dowry for remarrying without permission

Important news for second marriages

Lahore - Men who remarry have been declared obligated to pay the dowry of the first wife. According to the details, a case was filed by a woman in the Family Court in which it was stated that my husband got remarried but did not give me the plot written in Haq Mehr. The woman filed a claim for a plot of 10 marlas written in Haq-e-Mehr and requested that the plot is written in Haq-e-Mehr be brought to me.

During the hearing, Wasim Rajput Advocate presented the authority of the bench of the Supreme Court. In which it was said that if a man remarries without permission, he will have to pay the dowry of the first wife. The court summoned Akhtar's husband after a discussion between the lawyers.

The family court adjourned further proceedings until next week. On the other hand, Wasim Rajput Advocate says that in the judgment of the Supreme Court 2021 PLJ page no. Otherwise, the first wife can file a lawsuit against the husband.

He said that in the said case, there was a plot of 10 marlas and 5 tolas of gold in Haq-e-Mehr. It may be recalled that in June 2019, the Islamabad High Court had given bad news to those who wanted a second marriage. The Islamabad High Court had ruled that the conciliation council's permission was necessary for a second marriage.

The court wrote in its judgment that the consent of the conciliation council would be required for the second marriage despite the consent of the wife. The court ruled that if a person marries after the refusal of the conciliation council despite the consent of the first wife, he will be punished for the second marriage. After which, in August 2020, the Supreme Court had ruled that the consent of the first wife or the Arbitration Council was required for a second marriage, and the first wife would have to pay the dowry immediately without permission. According to the order of the Supreme Court, the first wife will have to pay the dowry immediately on the second marriage without permission. In case of a hasty or non-hasty seal, immediate dues will be paid

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