ENACTMENT NO. 2 OF 2003
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW (STATE OF SELANGOR) ENACTMENT 2003
Preliminaries to a Marriage
Section 20. Place of marriage.
(1) No marriage shall be solemnized except in the kariah masjid in which the woman resides, but the Registrar or Syarie Judge giving permission to marry under section 17 or 18 may give permission for the marriage to be solemnized elsewhere, whether in the State of Selangor 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 kariah masjid other than that where the woman resides if—
(a) in a case where the woman resides in the State of Selangor, a permission for the marriage to be solemnized in that kariah masjid has been given under section 17 or 18 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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