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Penang to review age of consent for marriage, says exco

Susan Loone  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Penang has instructed its state legal advisor to look into laws to increase the age of consent for child marriages, said state executive councillor Chong Eng.

During her winding-up speech at the Penang legislative assembly last night, Chong asked both the opposition and backbenchers if they would support such laws to curb child brides...

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