International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Human Development and Family Studies | Tanzania | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021


An Evaluation of Level of Competence of Kadhis in Handling Marriage Dissolution in Urban West District of Zanzibar

Alye Said Abdalla | Nsubuga Haroonah | Abdalla Ussi Hamad


Abstract: In recent years, there has been a great discussion on the issue of marriage dissolution in Zanzibar and several cases about marriage keep increasing. The study was conducted to evaluate the competence of Kadhis in handling marriage dissolution in Urban West District of Zanzibar. The objective of the study was to examine the competence of Kadhis in handling marriage dissolution in Urban West Unguja. Based on questionnaire survey the relevant data were collected and analysed based on the descriptive techniques. The findings showed that Kadhis have got adequate skills and experience, hence competence in handling marriage dissolution by 44% of the respondents. In addition the result indicates that Kadhis were found to have adequate knowledge at all levels. The study recommends that the Kadhis should initiate measures to fill up arising gaps that will determine personnel inventory and career paths that continuing to provide training opportunities to legal professionals, administrative and support staff and other officers of the Court.


Keywords: Competence of Kadhi, Talaq and Marriage Dissolution


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,


Pages: 711 - 715


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