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Five and nine-year old can determine their own religion, court told

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

While the M Indira Gandhi's case at the Federal Court stipulated the need for consent from both parents of a civil marriage for their children to convert to Islam, a senior lawyer told the High Court in Kuala Lumpur today that it is sufficient for the underage kids to just recite the kalimah syahadah (affirmation of faith).

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