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Summary of question
Is it necessary to have the consent of one’s wife when contracting a temporary marriage with the People of the book?
Is it necessary for a Muslim to get permission from his Muslim wife when contracting temporary marriage with a woman that is of the People of the Book?
These answers were received from the offices of the maraje’ regarding your inquiry:
The office of the Grand Ayatullah Khamenei:
In such a case getting permission isn't necessary and the marriage contract is valid without her consent unless there are certain regulations that must be observed.
The office of the Grand Ayatullah Makarem Shirazi:
It isn't necessary for the Muslim man to get permission from his wife, but keep in mind that temporary marriage is for those who feel it is necessary for them.
Question 709, The temporary marriage of a married man without the permission f his wife.
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