ENACTMENT NO. 12 OF 1985
ADMINISTRATION OF ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 1985

PART VIII - MISCELLANEOUS
Legitimacy



Section 115. Acknowledging another as mother or father.

Where a person acknowledges another as his father or mother, the acknowledgment, if assented to or confirmed by the acknowledgee, whether during the lifetime or after the decease of the acknowledge or, and if it conforms to the requirements of Hukum Syara', shall constitute a valid relationship, in so far as the parties themselves are concerned, provided that the ages of the acknowledge or and the acknowledgee are such that, according to Hukum Syara', filial relationship is possible between them.




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