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An Islamic divorce, usually effected by a triple declaration (“I divorce you”) by the husband to the wife in front of witnesses. In some Moslem countries this may be done informally; in other countries it must be pronounced before an authorized officer of the court. It may also be effected by a written talaqnama. See also extrajudicial divorce.

From:  talaq  in  A Dictionary of Law »

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