MEDICAL ASPECT OF SEX
DR. SYED ZIA-UD-DIN
Asstt. Prof. of Forensic Medicine
Courtesy : Mukhdoom.com
Medical Aspects of Sex
Indulgence in a sex is a basic need in order of nature. In this there is consideration of a partner.
1.In the order of Nature.
2.Against order of Nature.
In the Order of Nature.
We include legal & illegal sex (zina) and sex with prohibited relations called incest.
2. Against Order of Nature.
We include buggery and lesbianism. Bestiality sex with animals.
Our married life has many aspects as legal, social, economical and medical definitions.
Marriage can be defined as a union of man and woman. This union is with love, tender and mutual respect sexual intercourse of normal type is most important factor in a functioning marriage. Inability of either partner enable the court to decide divorce. Consumption depends upon successful coitus. This is further divided into:-
i) Legal and illegal aspects.
ii) Understanding of relations.
iii) Medical exam and requirements connected with it.
Muslim Family Laws
i) Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929.
ii) Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act 1939.
iii) Muslim Family Laws Ordinance 1961.
a)Registration of existing marriage.
b)Permits conditional second marriage on following grounds.
LEGAL ASPECTS OF MARRIAGE
If we consider child marriage
Protection of children by prohibiting and punishing. In this the law punishes male but marriage remains valid.
Law has 12 sections.
Important one are 2, 4, 5 and 6.
It defines child and minor child according to it a male under 18 years and female under 16 years of age is a child. Whereas minor child is referred to a person () below 18 years.
Section 4, 5 and 6.
These prescribe punishment to the following for marriage with children.
Dissolution of Muslim Marriage Act 1939.
It spells out grounds for marriages of Muslims.
It is small act with 6 sections.
•Sect 2 spells ground for dissolution of marriage as follows:
1.Where about of husband not known for 4 yrs.
2.Failure of provision of maintenance of wife for 2 yrs.
4.Punishment of husband for 7 yrs or more. Wife can ask for divorce.
5.Failure of husband to perform marital obligence.
6.Impotency of husband at time of marriage and thereafter.
7.Insane husband or when suffering from leprosy or virulent venereal diseases.
8.Repudiation marriage is before 18 yrs.
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