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Who is a minor? What is the definition of a child?
In Malaysia, a minor is defined as one who has not attained the age of majority. Under the civil law, the age of majority is 18. Age of Majority Act 1971 [Act 21] 2. Age of majority Subject to...
Can I have some information on recovery of arrears of maintenance?
Arrears of maintenance are recoverable for a maximum period of three (3) years; Arrears are recoverable if they accrued before a receiving order was made against the defaulter and shall be...
Can I prevent the other parent from taking children out of Malaysia?
Yes. The Court also has powers to restrain the parent of a child from taking a child out of Malaysia. An application can be made either at the time when any matrimonial proceeding is pending or...
Custody and guardianship
An important question that concerns parents' legal rights over their children who are minor as well as the obligations towards them is custody and guardian. Rights and obligation of parents are...
What is the liability of a man to maintain his children?
A man can be ordered by the court to pay maintenance for his children: if he has refused or neglected to provide for the children; if he has deserted his wife and the children are in her charge;...
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