A man or woman may petition for a divorce. A court will only issue a decree of divorce if the court finds that the marriage has broken down irreparably. Evidence that a marriage has broken down irreparably includes:
Adultery committed by one of the parties more than once.
Cruelty, whether mental or physical, inflicted by one of the parties.
Desertion in which a husband or wife has been abandoned for more than three years.
Sexual perversion by one of the parties in the marriage.
Imprisonment of one of the parties in the marriage
Presumption of death where one of the parties whereabouts is unknown for five years or more.
Mental illness on the condition that least two qualified doctors in psychiatry have certified that there is no hope of cure or recovery.
Separation for a period of three years and without reconciliation between parties.
Divorce which is according to Islamic law can be issued.
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