ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW (STATE OF PENANG)
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 Syarie Judge having jurisdiction in the place where the woman is resident or a person generally or specially authorized for that purpose by the Syarie Judge has, after due inquiry in the presence of all parties concerned, granted his consent to the marriage being solemnized by the Wali Raja in accordance with Hukum Syarak; such consent may be given wherever there is no wali by nasab in accordance with Hukum Syarak or if the wali cannot be found or where the wali refuses his consent without sufficient reason.
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