The Principles of Marriage Recording in Indonesia

Barzah Latupono


This research was generally aimed at finding the ratio legis of marriage recording; this is a legal research which used normative legal analysis. The results of the research showed that with the implementation of marriage recording, proven with a marriage certificate, the principle of marriage recording is upheld; according to this principle, marriage is conducted according to religious laws and then recorded by the state who then will issue a marriage evidence namely a marriage certificate excerpt--with this evidence both husband and wife have a legal relationship that must be recognized and protected by law.  Marriage recording is compulsory as it benefits all parties, such as the children, parents, husband and wife, as well as the assets obtained by the couple; all the parties will obtain legal protection against any consequences of marriage, as well as legal certainties and status.

Keywords: Principles, Recording, Marriage.

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