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Does Malaysia allow same-sex marriage? Is same-sex marriage legal in Malaysia?
No. Same-sex marriage, also referred to as gay or homosexual marriage, is invalid and has no legal effect in Malaysia. Section 69 (d) of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 A marriage...
What are the supporting documents required to submit a marriage application? Do I need to bring any documents to my solemnisation ceremony?
Marriage At The Office Of The Registrar Of Marriages (ROM) You are required to submit your marriage application in Form JPN.KC02 with the following supporting documents: One (1) coloured...
If I marry a lawfully married man as the second wife, do I have the right of inheritance?
No, if he dies intestate or when his property is not given by the terms of a will. If a person who is lawfully married under any law, religion or custom shall during the continuance of such...
What is a Special Marriage Licence? What are the types of Special Marriage Licences available? What is the procedure for obtaining a Special Marriage Licence?
If you are unable to satisfy certain requirements under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 to legally marry in Malaysia but feel that you have good reasons for being granted a Special...
Can a foreigner legally marry a citizen of Malaysia in Malaysia? What are the procedures and requirements for the marriage?
Yes but both parties to the marriage must be able to fulfill certain requirements under the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 for Civil Marriage if both parties to the marriage are...
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