A marriage contracted in accordance with Islamic law can be dissolved through a number of ways. Just like customary marriage, an Islamic marriage can be dissolved either judicially or through extra-judicial means.
All of these types are legal marriages and all are equal in legal character with none superior to the other. Both Islamic and customary marriages are polygamous in nature (one man, many wives) while statutory marriage is monogamous in nature (one man, one wife).
Marriage is a sacred institution recognized and respected by the law, hence, the law ensures that its sanctity is preserved and in the sad event that its sanctity is violated by a third party, there exists some remedy in damages against such third party in favor of the aggrieved party.
It has been established that a child may be criminally responsible depending on his age and the circumstances of the case. How then is a child who has committed an offense dealt with by the law? The Child’s Right Act and the Children and Young Person’s Law would be considered.
We are also sure to see some proposals on social media especially with the rise in dramatic public proposals. This is not to throw a dampener in the celebration of love but some of these promises might get broken; a promise to marry for example.