Procedure of Talaaq/Divorce

Q: What is the legal procedure of registering Talaaq?


Any man who wishes to divorce his wife shall, as soon as possible after the pronouncement of talaq in any form whatsoever, give the Chairman notice in writing of his having done so, and shall supply a copy thereof to the wife. A talaq, shall not be effective until the expiration of ninety days from the day on which notice is delivered to the Chairman however if the wife is pregnant at the time of talaq is pronounced, talaq shall not be effective until the pregnancy ends. Within thirty days of the receipt of notice the Chairman shall constitute an Arbitration Council for the purpose of bringing about reconciliation between the parties, and the Arbitration Council shall take all steps necessary to bring about such reconciliation. If the couple fails to reconcile in a period of ninety days following the written notification then the divorce is final.