Changes to legislation: Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 is incorporated with all amendments up to 1 January 2006. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date.
LAWS OF MALAYSIA
Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976
An Act to provide for monogamous marriages and the solemnization and registration of such marriages; to amend and consolidate the law relating to divorce; and to provide for matters incidental thereto.
[Throughout Malaysia-1 March 1982,
P.U. (B) 73/1982]
BE IT ENACTED by the Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong with the advice and consent of the Dewan Negara and Dewan Rakyat in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
NOTE-This Act is made applicable to the Federal Territory of Labuan vide Modification Order No. P.U. (A) 195/1985.
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