Abu Dhabi to Allow non-Muslim Civil Marriage, Joint Child Custody Under New Decree

UAE flag flies over a boat at Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates May 22, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah/File Photo/File Photo

Non-Muslims will be allowed to marry, divorce and get joint child custody under civil law in Abu Dhabi according to a new decree issued on Sunday by its ruler, state news agency WAM said.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Writing by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Catherine Evans and Gareth Jones