ENACTMENT NO. 12 OF 1985
ADMINISTRATION OF ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 1985
PART IV -PENALTIES AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS RELATINGTO THE SOLEMNIZATION AND REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES
Section 38. Offences relating to solemnization of marriage.
(1) Any person who knowingly solemnizes or purports to solemnize, or officiates at, a marriage-
(a) without there being a permission to marry as required by section 17; or
(b) otherwise than in the presence of at least two witnesses, other than the person solemnizing the marriage, who are qualified according to Hukum Syara',
commits an offence and sha11be punished with a fine not exceeding one thousand ringgit or with imprisonment not exceeding six months or with both.
(2) Any person who marries, or purports to marry, or goes through a form of marriage with, any person contrary to any of the provisions of Part II 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
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