Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980: Commentary and Cases

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Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980: Commentary and Cases

Author Professor Dr Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah
Publication Date Jul 2020
ISBN 9789672339694
Format Softcover + Ebook
Publisher Sweet & Maxwell

 

The Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980 ("DMPR 1980") and the Married Women and Children (Enforcement of Maintenance) Act 1968 ("MWCEMA"), as well as associated laws that governs the dissolution of non-Muslim marriages in Malaysia, are discussed in depth in this book. The comments and examples are intended to help students and practitioners understand how to use the DMPR 1980 and the MWCEMA in divorce and marital matters.
The MWCEMA's comments and cases should provide a clearer picture of maintenance enforcement, which is one of the most prevalent concerns in family courts. This book is supplemented by handy Appendices that go through maintenance enforcement in further detail.
The flow and method of each and every divorce and ancillary relief petition filed under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 are detailed in this book, which is an important aid to understanding divorce and marital procedures. It aids in gaining a thorough understanding of the laws and procedures governing divorce and marital processes, which is necessary for effective family law study and practise.

KEY FEATURES of Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules:

  • Provides in-depth rule-by-rule analysis of the DMPR 1980.
  • Provides useful MWCEMA section-by-section analysis.
  • Up to March 2020, it contains an updated and current description of the legislation.
  • Appendices address the techniques and procedures for enforcing maintenance, a comparison of maintenance enforcement in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah, and Sarawak, and non-Muslim enforcement issues.
  • Authored by a seasoned family law professor who has already produced numerous family law works, the most recent of which being the second edition of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976: Commentary and Cases.

CONTENTS of Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules

  • Divorce and Matrimonial Proceedings Rules 1980

          -   Rules and commentary

  • Married Women and Children (Enforcement Of Maintenance) Act 1968

          -   Sections and commentary

  • Appendix 1: Civil Court Enforcement Methods and Procedures

  • Appendix 2: Comparison on Enforcement of Maintenance in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak

  • Appendix 3: Problems in Enforcement of Maintenance by Non- Muslims

  • Appendix 4: Bibliography

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