meaning of, For the purposes of this Order, each of the following shall be treated as constituting a family, namely-
(a) (i) a man and his wife living together,
(ii) any child or children, being issue or theirs; or of such man or such wife,
(iii) any child or children being maintained by such man or wife;
(b) a man not having a wife or not living together with his wife, any child or children, being issue of his, and any child or children being maintained by him;
(c) a woman not having a husband or not living together with her husband, any child or children being issue of hers, and any child or children being maintained by her;
(d) a man or woman and his or her brother, sister, ancestor or lineal descendant living with him or her; and
(e) any combination of one or more of the groups specified in clause (a), clause (b), clause (c) or clause (d) of this rule.
For the avoidance of doubts, it is hereby declared that the provisions of rule 6 shall be without any prejudice to the concept of “family” in any personal law or in any other law for the time being in force.
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