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Indonesia - Law No. 1 of 1974 on Marriage

  • Country: Indonesia
  • Law status: Discriminatory law in force
  • Law Type: Marriage, Divorce, Polygamy & Wife Obedience

Article 3(2) of Indonesia’s Law No. 1 of 1974 on Marriage permits a man to have more than one wife.

Article 3. (2) The Court may permit a husband to have more than one wife, if the parties concerned so wish.

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Note:

Article 27(1) of the Constitution of Indonesia: All citizens shall be equal before the law and the government and shall be required to respect the law and the government, with no exceptions.

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