CHAPTER 43
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ORDINANCE, 2001

PART II - MARRIAGE



Section 22. Solemnization of marriages in Malaysian Embassies, etc., abroad

(1) Subject to subsection (2) and section 14(5), a marriage may be solemnized in accordance with Islamic Law by the Registrar appointed under subsection 26(3) at the Malaysian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate in any country that has not notified the Government of Malaysia of its objection to solemnization of marriages at such Embassy, High Commission or Consulate.

(2) Before solemnizing a marriage under this section, the Registrar shall be satisfied –

(3) The procedure for the solemnization and registration of a marriage under this section shall be similar in all respects to that applicable to other marriages solemnized and registered in the State under this Ordinance as if the Registrar appointed for a foreign country were a Registrar for the State.




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