ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW (FEDERAL TERRITORY) ACT 1984
PART II - MARRIAGE
Section 9. Relationships prohibiting marriage.
(1) No man or woman, as the case may be, shall, on the ground of consanguinity, marry -
(a) his mother or father;
(2) No man or woman, as the case may be, shall, on the ground of affinity, marry -
(b) his grandmother or upwards, whether on the side of his father or his mother, and his or her ascendants, how-high-soever;
(c) his daughter or her son and his granddaughter or her grandson and his or her descendants, how-low-soever;
(d) his sister or her brother of the same parents, his sister or her brother of the same father, and his sister or her brother of the same mother;
(e) the daughter of his brother or sister, or the son of her brother or sister and the descendants, how-low-soever, of the brother or sister;
(f) his aunt or her uncle on his father's side and her or his ascendants;
(g) his aunt or her uncle on his mother's side and her or his ascendants.
(a) his mother-in-law or father-in-law and the ascendants of his wife, how-high-soever;
(b) his stepmother or her stepfather, being his father's wife or her mother's husband;
(c) his stepgrandmother, being the wife of his grandfather or the husband of her grandmother, whether on the side of the father or the mother;
(d) his daughter-in-law or her son-in-law;
(e) his stepdaughter or her stepson and her or his descendants, how-low-soever from a wife or a husband with whom the marriage has been consummated.
[Am. Act A902: s.5]
(3) No man or woman, as the case may be, shall, on the ground of fosterage, marry any woman or any man connected with him or her through some act of suckling where, if it had been instead an act of procreation, the woman or man would have been within the prohibited degrees of consanguinity or affinity.
(4) No man shall have two wives at any one time who are so related to each other by consanguinity, affinity, or fosterage that if either of them had been a male a marriage between them would have been illegal in Hukum Syara'.
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