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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 types of marriages in Malaysia?
The two types of legally recognised marriages in Malaysia are: Civil marriage; and Islamic marriage; The civil or monogamous opposite sex marriage is being practiced by non-Muslims and non-natives...
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 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,...
I found an error on my marriage certificate. Can change be made to my marriage certificate? How may an error on my marriage certificate be corrected?
You will be given the opportunity of checking the entry in the marriage register to ensure the details are correct and spelling mistakes are not made before you sign it. Let the Registrar know if...
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