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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...
What are the prohibited relationships for marriage in Malaysia?
Under Section 11 of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976, the following relationships are prohibited for marriage in Malaysia: You are not allowed to marry your grandparent, parent,...
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 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...
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