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Is the `Iddah (waiting period) of the divorced effective from the time the divorce took place, or from the time of registering it at the court?

Is the `Iddah (waiting period) of the divorced effective from the time the divorce took place, or from the time of registering it at the court?

Answer:
It is considered effective from the time the divorce took place, and not from the time of registering it at the court.

This answer was collected from the official government Iftaa Department of Jordan.

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