Muslim Lawmakers Unanimously Decide To Amend Muslim Marriage Act: Age Of Marriage For Both Bride And Groom Should Be 18 Years

Sri Lankan Muslim lawmakers have unanimously decided to amend the Muslim Marriage Act, former Minister and MP Faizer Mustapha announed.

"I am pleased to announce that the following amendments to the Muslim Marriage Act were unanimously agreed upon yesterday after discussions with all the Sri Lankan Muslim Parliamentarians," he said.

"The age of marriage for both the bride and the groom should be 18 years ⁃ The bride should sign the Register of Marriage as a sign of her consent ⁃ Upgrade the required qualification of a Kadi to Attorney-at-Law ⁃ Permit female Kadis," the Parliamentarian said.

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