Jurisdiction of family court in custody cases

Section 5 of Family Court Act 1964

Section 9 of Guardian and ward Act 1890

custody and guardianship of minor–determination of jurisdiction… family court had exclusive jurisdiction to entertain, hear and adjudication all the matters which fell within first Schedule of Family Court Act 1964 which included and guardianship matters…. In the present case, application for custody of minors filed under section 25 of guardian and ward Act 1890 was returned for presentation before the appropriate forum.. constitution Petition was allowed accordingly,

2017 CLC Note 162

PLD 2012 Supreme Court 66