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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Reading out an 18-page written verdict on Meeras petition against jactitation of marriage, the judge ruled that Thenikkahnamais not false, and that anikkah khwanconfirmed her nikkah to Rehman.
* "Jactitation of marriage" occurs when one person falsely claims he or she is married to another person.
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.
(50) The ancient offence of jactitation of marriage: Matrimonial Causes Act 1959 (Cth) s 65.
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.
Family Court Judge Babar Nadeem passed these orders while dismissing a jactitation of marriage suit, filed by actress Irtiza Rubab, after declaring that it was based on a lie.
The court, dismissing the jactitation of marriage suit, also canceled Nikkah on the basis of Khula.
'The nikkahnama is not false,' the judge said while reading out an 18-page written verdict on Meera's petition against 'jactitation of marriage'.
I do not believe that jactitation of marriage (p.61) was ever a common law action.
Reading out an 18-page written verdict on Meeras petition against jactitation of marriage', the judge ruled that The nikkah nama is not false, and that a nikkah khwan confirmed her nikkah to Rehman.