Title Afghanistan: Law of 2009 - Shiite Personal Status Law
Publisher National Legislative Bodies
Publication Date February 2009
Country Afghanistan
Topics Family law | Shia | Women's rights
Cite as Afghanistan: Law of 2009 - Shiite Personal Status Law [Afghanistan],   February 2009, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4a24ed5b2.html [accessed 12 July 2014]
Comments This publication was produced for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) by the staff of USAID’s Afghanistan Rule of Law Project (ARoLP). This is an unofficial translation and does not imply validity of the law or any provision thereof. No representation as to the accuracy of this translation is made by the United States government, including USAID or ARoLP. The official authoritative text of the law of Afghanistan can only be found in the original and official printed publications of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) in their respective Dari and Pashto versions. The validity, enforceability or legal effect of the law is solely determined by the GIRoA through its ministries, agencies and courts.
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