- Women can now retain up to 50% of their dower in case of khula, which they were previously bound to return if they apply for khula (divorce by Judicial Order).
- Family Courts can now deal with matters of personal property, belongings of the wife and child, and other matters arising out of the Nikahnama.
- Family courts have been granted the power to pass interim orders for maintenance, and obtain evidence of income and assets from the employer of the husband.
- The Family Judge can take notice of an offence under the MFLO and the Punjab Marriage Restraint (Amendment) Act, 2015, and summon parties to Court.
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