harta benda sepencarian

English translation: jointly acquired property / community property

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Malay term or phrase:harta benda sepencarian
English translation:jointly acquired property / community property
Entered by: Alberto Balanza

09:24 Jan 9, 2019
Malay to English translations [Non-PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general) / islamic law- asset division of assets
Malay term or phrase: harta benda sepencarian
In a divorce application in Malay, the text reads: Nyatakan harta benda sepencarian yang akan diserahkan kepada/dituntut oleh isteri/suami
What does "sepencarian" means in this context?

Thanks in advance

Alberto Balanza
Alberto Balanza
Malaysia
Local time: 04:54
jointly acquired property / community property
Explanation:
According to the Malay to English Dictionary (Kamus Melayu-Inggeris Dewan) published by Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka (the authoritative body for the Malay language), 2012, "harta sepencarian" means jointly acquired property or community property.
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Beng Suan Toh
Malaysia
Local time: 04:54
Grading comment
great, thanks Ms. Beng!
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5 +2jointly acquired property / community property
Beng Suan Toh


  

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jointly acquired property / community property


Explanation:
According to the Malay to English Dictionary (Kamus Melayu-Inggeris Dewan) published by Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka (the authoritative body for the Malay language), 2012, "harta sepencarian" means jointly acquired property or community property.

Example sentence(s):
  • Hanya suami atau isteri sahaja yang berhak menuntut harta sepencarian apabila berlaku penceraian.
  • Only the husband or wife has the right to claim community property when there is a divorce.
Beng Suan Toh
Malaysia
Local time: 04:54
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great, thanks Ms. Beng!

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