Sunday, 12 June 2011

Trinidad and Tobago Muslim Marriage Act, Chap. 45:02

Q:I'm trying to get a copy of the Muslim Marriage Act, Chap. 45:02
Can you post it please?

Here you go!
Muslim Marriage Act, Chap. 45:02.


Anonymous said...

I am muslim. I want to marry a girl I love but my parents want it under a 'nikka' or muslim arrangement . Is this legal ? My fiancee is from Malaysia and wants to work and live here with me. Can I file for permanent residency in Trinidad under a muslim marriage ?

Trinbago Rights said...

While there are others, the main requirements for a valid nikka are:
1. Both people must be Muslim
2. The marriage must be done by a certified Marriage Officer
3. The marriage must be registered within 7 days

The Muslim Marriage Act gives nikkas the same validity as Christian marriages, so you can file for her.

Trinbago Rights said...

And by the way, polygamy is not legal in Trinidad & Tobago, regardless of your religion.

Faith Mitchell said...

I am a Hindu and i love a boy we are both hindu's and i wanted to know what is the age a Hindu girl could get married ?

Vishal Goolcharan said...

Is there a time limit to divorce and settlement under Muslim marriage?