He claimed he lives off current partner, can't afford maintenance and could be dumped.
If it so happens that mothers have largely been the ones to stick around and care for the child, then the court is right in according care and control to the mothers.
A committee reviewing the Penal Code is recommending that husbands who force themselves on their wives will no longer get protection from being prosecuted for rape.
Research has shown that shared care and control is beneficial to children despite the initial conflict.
New rules in Muslim law Act a move to strengthen families in the community
Cases involving family members, and parents turning a blind eye, on the rise.
The Bill was passed in Parliament on 18 May 2018. This article summarises the main features of the Bill in MSF Minister Desmond Lee's Opening Speech at the 2nd reading of the Bill.
Effective: 10 Aug 2018