ENACTMENT NO. 6 OF 2002
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 2002
PART II - MARRIAGE
Preliminaries to a Marriage
Section 20. Place of marriage
(1) No marriage shall be solemnized except in the mukim masjid in which the woman resides, but the Registrar or Syariah Judge giving permission to marry under section 17 or 18 may give permission for the marriage to be solemnized elsewhere, whether in this State or in any other State.
(2) A permission under subsection (1) may be expressed in the permission to marry given under section 17 or 18.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (1), a marriage may be solemnized in a mukim masjid other than that where the woman resides if-
(a) in a case where the woman resides in this State, a permission for the marriage to be solemnized in that mukim masjid has been given under section 17 or 18 and the permission for the solemnization of the marriage in another mukim 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 mukim masjid have been given by the proper authority of that State.
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