Knowledge Base Issues
At what age can you get married without parental consent in Malaysia? What is the minimum age for marriage in Malaysia?
If both parties are twenty-one (21) of age and above, no consent of parents or guardian is required for marriage. Minimum age for marriage of a minor 1 in Malaysia is eighteen (18) years of age...
What is bigamy? Is bigamy punishable by law? What is the punishment for bigamy in Malaysia?
Bigamy is the act or condition of a person lawfully married under any law, religion or custom who during the continuance such marriage contract a marriage with a third person under any law,...
Does the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 apply to all Malaysian?
No. The provisions under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 on marriage, divorce, judicial separation and nullity of marriage are applicable to all persons in Malaysia and to all...
What is marital status?
Marital status refers to the lawful recognition of the relationship or agreement between a man and a woman, to be husband and wife. Some of the common marital statuses are single, married,...
What are the legalities of getting married in church? What are the requirements for civil registration of Christian religious marriage?
Meeting The Priest If you wish to marry in a church in Malaysia, you should first arrange to see the person in charge of marriages at the building to discuss your plans, give formal notice of your...