The Kitáb-i-Aqdas - The Most Holy Book
Index term: referred to as Trustees, under membership; House(s) of Justice
Question: Concerning the legitimacy or otherwise of marrying one's relatives.
Answer: These matters likewise rest with the Trustees of the House of Justice.
Question: A further question on divorce.
Answer: Since God, exalted be His glory, doth not favour divorce, nothing was revealed on this issue. However, from the beginning of the separation until the end of one year, two people or more must remain informed as witnesses; if, by the end, there is no reconciliation, divorce taketh place. This must be recorded in the registry by the religious judicial officer of the city appointed by the Trustees of the House of Justice. Observance of this procedure is essential lest those that are possessed of an understanding heart be saddened.