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Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - 11:23
AMENDMENTS TO THE MUSLIM MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE ACT
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The amendments to the Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act has been approved by the Cabinet.

The Government Information Department stated that the Cabinet approved the joint proposal submitted by the Minister of Postal Services & Muslim Religious Affairs M.H.A. Haleem and the Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms Thalatha Athukorala at the cabinet meetings yesterday.

Accordingly, the minimum age required for marriage for a Muslim as enshrined in this Act has been increased to 18 year

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