More than one Marriages


Rights of women regarding more than one marriage are as follows:

  • Any person who entres into second marriage without permission of his first wife or arbitration council is liable to imprisonment for upto one year and fine upto PKR 500,000/- [Polygamy 6(5)]
  • A wife can consult the union council to demand her maintenance and that of her children from the husband. [Maintenance 9(A-1)]