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Past Papers Marriage and Family Laws in Pakistan


Subject: Marriage and Family Laws in Pakistan

Time Allowed: 10 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the right answer, cutting and overwriting is not allowed. (10)

1. Domestic violence (protection and Prevention) Bill was passed in:
a) 2012 b) 2018
c) 2005 d) 2016
2. Anti-women practices (Amendment in Panel Code) Act was passed in:
a) 2010 b) 2009
c) 2011 d) 2018
3. Pakistan Penal Code 1860 Article 498 (B) and 498 (C) provides protection to
a) Inheritance b) Child Marriage
c) Freedom from Domestic Violence d) Freedom of Dowry
4. The punishment for Exchange Marriage could be:
a) One to two year b) Two to seven year
c) Six Months d) None of them.
5. The fine for a violating Right to inheritance is:
a) Ten Lakh Rs. b) 5 Lakhs Rs.
c) 1 Lakhs Rs. d) None of them
6. Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act was passed in:
a) 1939 b) 1935
c) 1920 d) 1945
7. Iddat refers to:
a) Child Marriage b) Form of Dowry
c) Form of Dower d) None of them

8. CEDAW is an International Document which mainly address:
a) Discrimination b) Domestic Violence
c) Child Marriage d) Dowry
9. Maintenance refers to: .
a) Bridal Gifts b) Provision of Subsistence’s to woman by husband
c) Polygamy d) None of them
10. Muslim Family Law Ordinance was passed in:
a) 1971 b) 1961
c) 1951 d) 1981


Subject: Marriage and Family Laws in Pakistan

Time Allowed: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short answers, Each answer carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Explain the laws child custody in Pakistan.

Q#2: Highlight the Importance of “Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act.

Q#3: Explain the Inheritance laws for woman in Pakistan.

Q#4: Define child Marriage. Highlight the legal protection against Child marriage in Pakistan.


Part-III Give brief answers, Each answer carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Define Polygamy. Explain the social and legal situation of polygamy in Pakistan.

Q#2: Write a detailed note on the importance of Muslim Family Law Ordinance in Pakistan.

Q#3: Discuss the issue of dowry in Pakistan and also describe the critical analysis of its legal prohibition in Pakistan


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