Divorce Law in Bangladesh

Muslim Divorce Law in BangladeshFor Bangladeshi Muslims the law relating divorce is governed by the Muslim Family Laws Ordinance 1961.
Any Bangladeshi male may divorce his wife by giving notice under section 7(1) of the Ordinance.
Any Bangladeshi female may divorce her husband by giving notice to her husband when empowered to do so by Clause 18 of their Kabin-namah (marriage contract)
Any married couple may divorce each other mutually by registration of Khula divorce before an appointed registrar
Christian Divorce Law in BangladeshPersons of Christian religion in Bangladesh may divorce by filing a petition with the Learned District Court or Honorable High Court Division of Bangladesh Supreme Court. These divorces can be contested by their counterparts.
Hindu Divorce Law in BangladeshAs of today, there is no law regarding Hindu divorces in Bangladesh. Hence, persons of the Sonaton Hindu faith may not divorce or get divorced.
Buddhist Divorce Law in BangladeshAs of today, there is no law regarding Buddhist divorces in Bangladesh. Hence, persons of the Buddhist faith may not divorce or get divorced.
Special Marriage Divorce Law in BangladeshPersons of mixed religion in Bangladesh who are married under the Special Marriage Registration Act of Bangladesh may divorce by filing a petition with the Learned District Court in his or her district. These divorces can be contested by their other halves.