ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ORDINANCE, 2001
PART II - MARRIAGE
Section 18. Place of marriage
(1) No marriage shall be solemnized except in the kariah masjid in which the woman resides, but the Registrar or Syariah Judge giving permission to marry under section 15 or 16 may give permission for the marriage to be solemnized elsewhere, whether in the State or in any other State.
(2) A permission under subsection (1) may be expressed in the permission to marry given under section 15 or 16.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a marriage may be solemnized in a kariah masjid other than that where the woman resides if –
(a) in a case where the woman resides in the State, a permission for the marriage to be solemnized in that kariah masjid has been given under section 15 or 16 and the permission for the solemnization of the marriage in another kariah masjid has been given under subsection (1); or
(b) in a case where the woman resides in a State, a permission to marry and a permission for the marriage to be solemnized in another kariah masjid have been given by the proper authority of that State.
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