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Iraqi Penal Code No. 111 of 1969 (selected provisions related to women) – Part 1: General Principles – Chapter 3: The Criminal Offence

Section 4: Justification 2. Exercising a legal right Paragraph 41: There is no crime if the act is committed while exercising a legal right. The following are considered to be in exercise of a legal right: (1)  The punishment of a wife by her husband, the disciplining by parents and teachers of children under their [...]

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Family Protection Law No. 6 of Jordan (2008)

Published on page 821 of the Jordanian Official Gazette issue number 4892 on March 16, 2008 Article 1 This law shall be called Family Protection Law for the year 2008 and shall enter into effect as of the date of its publication in the Official Gazette. Article 2 The following terms shall have the following [...]

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Personal Status Law No. 188 of Iraq (1959)

Sections: General Provisions   Marriage Marriage Matrimonial Rights and their Stipulations The Dissolution of Marriage The Waiting Period (Iddat) Procreation and its Results Maintenance of Descendants, Ascendants and Relatives Bequeathing The Legacy

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Constitution of Iraq (2005) – 5: Powers of the Regions

Section Five Powers of the Regions   Chapter One [Regions] Article 116: The federal system in the Republic of Iraq is made up of a decentralized capital, regions, and governorates, as well as local administrations. Article 117: First: This Constitution, upon coming into force, shall recognize the region of Kurdistan, along with its existing authorities, [...]

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Nationality Law No. 6 of Jordan (1954, 1987 Amendment) – 6: Repeals

Chapter 6 – Repeals Article 23 Any Ottoman or Jordanian or Palestinian enactment published before this Law in the Official Gazette shall, in so far as it conflicts with the provisions hereof, be repealed. Article 24 The Prime Minister and the other Ministers shall be entrusted with the application of this Law. 

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Nationality Law No. 6 of Jordan (1954, 1987 Amendment) – 4: Renunciation of Nationality

Chapter 4 – Renunciation of nationality Article 15 Any Jordanian may with the approval of the Council of Ministers renounce his Jordanian nationality and acquire the nationality of a foreign State. Article 16 Any Jordanian may renounce his Jordanian nationality and acquire the nationality of an Arab State. Article 17 (a)A Jordanian who acquires the [...]

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Jordanian Penal Code No.16 of 1960 (selected provisions relating to women) – 5: Title VIII – Crimes and Misdemeanours against Human Beings – Chapter I

Chapter VIII Crimes and Misdemeanours against Human Beings Chapter I Article 340: Excuse A husband who surprises his wife or a close female relative in the act of adultery with another person, and kills, injures or harms either of them, or both, shall benefit from a mitigating excuse. The perpetrator of a killing or an [...]

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Jordanian Penal Code No.16 of 1960 (selected provisions relating to women)

Sections: 1. Title VI - Chapter II - Offences against the Family 2. Title VII - Offences against Public Ethics and Morality - Chapter I - Offences against Honour 3. Title VII – Offences against Public Ethics and Morality - Chapter II - Incitement to Debauchery and Breach of Public Ethics and Morality 4. Title VII – Offences against Public Ethics and Morality – Chapter [...]

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Constitution of Jordan – 7: Financial Matters

CHAPTER SEVEN   FINANCIAL MATTERS   Article 111 No tax or duty may be imposed except by law. Taxes and duties shall not include the various kinds of fees which the Treasury charges in respect of services rendered to members of the public by Government Departments or in consideration of benefits accruing to them from [...]

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Constitution of Pakistan – 2: Fundamental Rights

PART II Fundamental Rights and Principles of Policy 7. Definition of the State 7. In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires, “the State” means the Federal Government, 3[Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)], a Provincial Government, a Provincial Assembly, and such local or other authorities in Pakistan as are by law empowered to impose any tax or cess. CHAPTER 1. – [...]

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