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Name: Family Act, 2000 (Act No. 4/2000).
Country: Maldives
Subject(s): Civil, commercial and family law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-12-12
Entry into force:
ISN: MDV-2000-L-85773
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Attorney General's Office Website, Maldives PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-01-10)
Abstract/Citation: Makes provision in respect of the principles to be followed in the Maldives with regard to marriage, divorce, payment of maintenance, custody, guardianship, ascription of legitimacy, proof of paternity and certain other matters of family life in the Maldives.

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