ENACTMENT NO. 6 OF 2002
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 2002
PART II - MARRIAGE
Section 13. 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 Syarak; or
(b) the Syariah Judge having jurisdiction in the place where the woman resides or any person generally or specially authorized in that behalf by the Syariah Judge has, after due inquiry in the presence of all parties concerned, granted his consent to the Wali Raja to solemnized in accordance with Hukum Syarak; such consent may be given wherever there is no wali by nasab in accordance with Hukum Syarak available to act or if the wali cannot be found or where the wali refuses his consent without sufficient reason.
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