The Muslim Law Mains Question Answer Series Part 5, includes a comprehensive set of questions for Muslim Law, including modules such as Legitimacy and Acknowledgment, and Muslim Women ( Protection of Right on Divorce) Act, 1986. Muslim law, also known as Islamic law, is believed to have originated from the divine, as opposed to man-made rules enacted by… Read More »

The Muslim Law Mains Question Answer Series Part 5, includes a comprehensive set of questions for Muslim Law, including modules such as Legitimacy and Acknowledgment, and Muslim Women ( Protection of Right on Divorce) Act, 1986.

Muslim law, also known as Islamic law, is believed to have originated from the divine, as opposed to man-made rules enacted by legislators and controlled by the principles of current legal systems. Islam denotes surrender to God’s will and includes the concepts of peace, purity, salvation, and obedience. Muslims believe that Allah is the sole god.

With our amazing up-to-date notes and case laws, Legal Bites provides you with the best study material on this subject. The course is broken down into 10 modules to give readers a thorough understanding of Muslim law. The parts were created with the goal of providing students with an in-depth understanding of every subject of Muslim law.

Students will have an advantage while competing in national-level competitions and exams thanks to the well-researched random articles and the 10-part series of important questions near the end of the course. For aspiring lawyers, our study materials offer the secret to success.

Muslim Law Mains Question Series Part V

Question 1

Discuss briefly the rules of Muslim law with regard to the legitimacy of a child. What is the effect of acknowledgment of legitimacy? [BJS 1975]

Question 2

The main pivot in cases of paternity and legitimacy is marriage. It is so also in the case of an acknowledgment. [BJS 1978]

Question 3

“The peculiarity of Mohammedan Law is that in certain cases, where the paternity of a child is doubtful the acknowledgment of paternity by the father confers upon the child the status of legitimacy.”

Comment upon this statement and explain the implications of such an acknowledgment. [BJS 1984]

Question 4

Write a short but critical note on the presumption of legitimacy. [BJS 1984]

Question 5

The legitimacy of a child, that is the father-child relationship, is entirely based on the lawfulness of the wedlock between its parents. How is the above statement correct?

Also, state so to how a marriage between the parents of the child may be established. [BJS 1986]

Question 6

Explain fully the necessary conditions for a valid acknowledgment. [BJS 1986]

Question 7

Stating the concept of presumption of legitimacy under Muslim Law, point out the differences between Muslim Law and section 112 of the Indian Evidence Act in this regard. [JJS 2014]

Question 8

Explain the terms ‘paternity’ and maternity’ under Muslim Law. Distinguish between ‘legitimacy’ and ‘legitimation’. Does the Quran recognise adoption? Refer to case law. How does the acknowledgment of paternity take place? [BJS 2014]

Question 9

X makes a valid acknowledgment of Y but revokes it after one year. Decide the validity of the revocation. [BJS 2014]

Question 10

What is the doctrine of Acknowledgment of Legitimacy under Muslim Law? How is it different from “Legitimation”? [HJS 2006]

Question 11

The plaintiff Allahbad khan failed to establish his paternity from Mr. Gulam Ghaus Khan though it was his alternative assertion that Mr. Gulam Ghaus Khan used to call him his son and treat him as such and the Full Bench of the Allahabad High Court in 1888 propounded the rule of the acknowledgment of legitimacy, Throw light on the conditions of valid acknowledgment. [UPJS 1988]

Question 12

Explain the difference between Acknowledgment and Adoption. [UPJS 2016]

Question 13

With the help of decided cases discuss the meaning of “reasonable and fair provision and maintenance” as envisaged in Section 3(1)(a) of the Muslim Women (Protection of Right on Divorce) Act, 1986. [HJS 1999]

Question 14

Can Muslim divorced women claim maintenance allowance directly against the Wakf Board, or, she should follow the procedure mentioned under Section 4 of the Muslim Women (Protection of Right on Divorce) Act, 1986? Discuss with reference to case law. [HJS 1999]

Question 15

Mention the circumstances which led to the enactment of the Muslim Women (Protection of Right on Divorce) Act, 1986. Whether the objectives of passing this Act have been achieved? Discuss. [HJS 2009]

Question 16

Trace the history from the Shah Bano judgment which led to the enactment of the Muslim Women (Protection of Right Divorce) Act, 1986, and critically analyse the provisions of this legislation. Discuss the issue in relation to the constitutionality of this Act, as raised before the Supreme Court in Danial Latifi and Another v. Union of India, AIR 2001 SC 3958. [HJS 2013]

Question 17

Discuss the entitlement of a divorced Muslim woman for mahr, maintenance, and other properties under the provisions of Section 3 of the Muslim Women (Protection of Right on Divorce) Act, 1986. [RJS 2015]

Question 18

Under Section 3(1)(b) of Muslim Women (Protection of Right on Divorce) Act, 1986 the husband is required to pay maintenance to the children for a period of 2 years from the respective date of birth of the children. What remedy is available for the maintenance of children after 2 years period? Discuss. [DJS 1999]


Updated On 2022-08-20T05:09:54+05:30
Mayank Shekhar

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