ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ORDINANCE, 2001
PART IV - PENALTIES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE SOLEMNIZATION AND REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES
Section 35. Interference with marriage
Unless permitted under Islamic Law, any person who uses any force or threat –
(a) to compel a person to marry against his or her will; or
(b) to prevent a man who has attained the age of eighteen years or a woman who has attained the age of sixteen years from solemnizing a valid marriage, commits an offence and shall be punished with a fine not exceeding one thousand ringgit or with imprisonment not exceeding six months or with both such fine and imprisonment.
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