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Factors affecting divorce among Kandyans in Sri Lanka

Jude Dassanayake

Factors affecting divorce among Kandyans in Sri Lanka

by Jude Dassanayake

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Published by Godage International Publishers in Colombo .
Written in English


About the Edition

With reference to Ibbagamuwa area in Kurunegala District of Sri Lanka.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [116]-120).

StatementJude Dassanayake
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ922.8.Z6A-.Z6ZI (H5)+
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24525639M
ISBN 109789553023049
LC Control Number2010319467
OCLC/WorldCa605025531

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Factors affecting divorce among Kandyans in Sri Lanka by Jude Dassanayake Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Factors affecting divorce among Kandyans in Sri Lanka. [Jude Dassanayake] -- With reference to Ibbagamuwa area in Kurunegala District of Sri Lanka. Divorce among Sri Lankan Muslims Such social disparity is one of the reasons for divorce among the higher rungs of the community.

The only alternative for him is the divorce courts. In some parts of Sri Lanka it is customary for the newly-weds to live with their in-laws even for years after marriage.

Such sheltered lives, where all. Divorce law in Sri Lanka: Fostering animosity, not relationships. The agony and anxiousness that a divorce proceeding in Sri Lanka inflicts on spouses is widely known and there are many who can speak to it.

It is a proceeding usually faced in silence. The book of Jude is proven to be written sometime between A.D. 68 and A.D. 70 (68 - 70 years after Jesus died).

'Factors affecting divorce among Kandyans in Sri Lanka' -- subject(s): Divorce. The act governs divorce only among Kandyans married under the act. Divorce may be sought on the grounds of: i. adultery by the wife; ii. adultery by the husband, coupled with incest or gross cruelty; iii.

continued and complete desertion for two years; iv. inability to live together; and v. mutual consent. For all our refusal to acknowledge it, the rise of divorce in Sri Lanka is a statistical reality. It is our hope that a better understanding of the legalities that govern the procedure will function not only to aid those faced with the prospect of divorce, but as the catalyst that sets a much-needed conversation in motion.

Only % of marriages in Sri Lanka results in divorce compared to 42% in UK. Jpm. Tara Blick and Ms. Gemma Thomson, two prospective law students of Edinburgh University and Sheffield Hallam University, have been given an introduction into the multiple systems of law in Sri Lanka, including Kandyan Law, Roman-Dutch Law, Muslim.

Divorce, as might be expected of such a promiscuous society, was very easy. Kandyan law recognized that either men or women may dissolve the marriage tie at their will and pleasure. Says Knox, "Both women and men do commonly wed four or five times before they can settle themselves to their contention.

Divorce by the wife is known as fasah divorce in Muslim law, and although the term is not used in Sri Lanka,the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act recognizes the right of the wife to divorce on the grounds identified with fasah divorce.

The availability and scope of fasah divorce depends on the sect to which the parties belong. Mathew & Co. lawyers in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Specializing in Company law, Commercial Dispute law, Incorporation / Investment law, Intellectual Property law and Divorce matters.

We are a Tier-1 law firm with over years of trusted excellence and combined legal experience with offices in Sri Lanka and UK. Divorce in Sri Lanka. Also, it seems there are some generic grounds like “inability to live together” as per below under Kandyan act.

If it allows for easy divorce under such grounds then also the divorce rate can increase. Women's property and use rights in personal laws. The act governs divorce only among Kandyans married under the act. When there are divorces a day it must be declared as an extremely alarming social issue facing Sri Lanka at present.

Especially in Asian countries such as Sri Lanka where marriage is considered as a lifelong commitment, the rising divorce rate makes one question how this unusual turn of events came about.

A recent survey carried out by the health authorities. Divorce is the legal dissolution of marriage. The occurrence of divorce has been increased among Muslims in Sri Lanka. This explorative study was conducted to analyse the impact of divorce among Muslims in Sri Lanka among 40 couple of divorcees in Akkaraipattu Divisional Secretariat division of Ampara district in Sri Lanka.

Love, affection, mutual understanding and the family unit is a highly respected concept in the Asian culture. But in various instances this unit is broken down as a result of misunderstandings between the spouses which would mainly affect the psychological well-being of the children.

However, once a couple decides to get a divorce, the stigma that revolves. In a recent research article, Ekanayaka () calls for amending the ‘irretrievable breakdown of marriage’ as a ground for divorce in the general law of Sri Lanka. Previously, in the Law Commission proposed a Matrimonial Causes Act relating to family matters applicable to all marriages except those contracted under Kandyan and Muslim law.

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE (KANDYAN) [Cap incapacity, or is or are unable (6) The notice-to give or refuse consent by reason of absence from Sri Lanka, the District Registrar for the district in which the minor resides. Authority to 9.

Any competent authority whose give or refuse consent to. the marriage of a minor is consent. The above are few excerpts of the Sri Lankan law governing divorce matters and the maintenance aspects. However it is pertinent to know if she had been married in India as per Indian Laws or she was married in Sri Lanka as per Hindu law prevailing in Sri Lanka.

Muslim law is a personal law in Sri Lanka, which has recognized different grounds for divorce for husband and wife. In this law, both fault and non-fault based grounds exist for divorce. There are four main different forms of divorce, such as Talaq, Fasah, Mubarat and Size: KB. In terms of fa mily disputes and divorce, Sri Lanka was at a better position among S outh Asian countries.

Rate of divorce was lower t han one percent in the history. This brought Sri Lanka among. Jude Dassanayake has written: 'Factors affecting divorce among Kandyans in Sri Lanka' -- subject(s): Divorce Asked in Authors, Poets, and Playwrights What has the author James R.

WWW Virtual Library - Sri Lanka. THE BRITISH IN SRI LANKA. The British. Early Contacts. In an English privateer attacked the Portuguese off the southwestern port of Galle. This action was England's first recorded contact with Sri Lanka. A decade later, Ralph Fitch, traveling from India, became the first known English visitor to Sri Lanka.Factors affecting divorce There are very few people in the world that often get married with the main intention of getting divorced.

However, there are sobering statistics that show that overall in the United States the divorce rate stands at a around 50%.diffusion of divorce and the configuration of the educational system affect the impact of parental separation on children’s educational achievement, and whether these two factors also moderate the relationship between social background and the breakup.