Jactitation of marriage

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(Eng. Eccl. Law) a giving out or boasting by a party that he or she is married to another, whereby a common reputation of their matrimony may ensue.
- Blackstone.

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He said Ms Aliya had also filed a suit for jactitation of marriage which was decided in her favour by a civil judge in Hangu and the so-called nikah mentioned by her father was declared null and void.
She had filed on June 26 a jactitation of marriage suit against Khan and the case was pending with a family court in Sillanwali, Sargodha district.
She would stay in the Darul Aman till the time her suit for jactitation of marriage was decided, the high court judge ruled in his chambers.