ENACTMENT NO. 12 OF 1985
ADMINISTRATION OF ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 1985
PART II - MARRIAGE
Section 11. Consent required.
A marriage shall not be recognized and shall not be registered under this Enactment unless both parties to the marriage have consented thereto, and either-
(a) the wali of the woman has consented thereto in accordance with Hukum Syara'; or
(b) the Syar'iah Judge having jurisdiction in the place where the woman resides or any person generally or specially authorized in that behalf by the Syar'iah Judge has, after due inquiry in the presence of all parties concerned, granted his consent thereto as wali Raja in accordance with Hukum Syara'; such consent may be given where the wali cannot be found or refuses his consent without sufficient reason.
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