House agrees to raise minimum marriage age to 19

House agrees to raise minimum marriage age to 19

The Jakarta Post-News·2019-09-13 18:37

The House of Representatives has finally agreed to raise the minimum age for marriage for females from 16 years old to 19.

During a working meeting to discuss the revision of Law No. 1/1974 on marriage, the House’s working committee on the minimum marriage age bill deliberation originally proposed to increase the legal age for marriage to 18 years old. 

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