Marriage During The Covid-19 Pandemic in Cihaurbeuti Ciamis Year of 2020

  • Sinta Uswatun Hasanah UIN Sunan Gunung Djati Bandung
Keywords: Implementation of Marriage, Pandemic, Office of Religious Affairs


Marriage is a physical and mental bond between a man and a woman as husband and wife with the aim of forming a happy and eternal family based on the Supreme Lordship. However, this pandemic is a quite difficult period for all humans in the world, many things have been affected by this pandemic; not only in the education sector and the health sector. This pandemic also has an impact on the field of marriage, especially in the implementation of marriage, which causes different obligations during normal times. The method used in this research is descriptive method. Meanwhile, the problem approach uses an empirical juridical approach. Empirical research is legal research regarding the application of normative law in action on any particular legal event that occurs in society. This journal focuses on how marriage is carried out in the midst of a pandemic. In the implementation of the marriage contract in the midst of the Covid 19 pandemic, there is a marriage service that is followed by all parties who carry out and follow the marriage contract procession to comply with the health protocol issued by BIMAS Islam. Marriage registration services at the sub-district Religious Affairs Office (KUA) are carried out every working day, registration can be done online, direct registration and implementation of marriage contracts are carried out with health prevention protocols. The procession of the marriage contract, which is the most important part of the stage of the marriage, is regulated, the marriage contract that is done at the home or office of the KUA can only be attended by a maximum of 10 people. Meanwhile, the participants of the marriage ceremony procession carried out in the mosque or meeting hall are attended by as much as 20% of the room capacity and no more than 30 people. The KUA is also obliged to regulate the time, place of implementation, the officer and the bride and groom so that the health protocol runs according to the regulations. Coordination and cooperation with security forces is also carried out if it is found that the implementation of the health protocol does not apply, then the officer or leader has the right to refuse the implementation of the marriage contract.


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