Original Enactment


TERENGGANU

ENACTMENT NO 4 OF 1955
ADMINISTRATION OF MUSLIM LAW ENACTMENT, 1955 (1374H)

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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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Preamble.

PART I - PRELIMINARY

Section 1. Short title.
Section 2. Interpretation.
Section 3. Saving of prerogative.
Section 4. Saving of religious liberties.

PART II - THE DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS
Section 5. Appointments.
Section 6. Incorporation.
Section 7. Contract and property.
Section 8. Use of Seal.

PART III - THE MAJLIS-CONSTITUTION
Section 9. The Majlis.
Section 10. The Constitution.
Section 11. Secretary.
Section 12. Determination of appointment.
Section 13. Cancellation of appointment.
Section 14. Appointments to be notified.
Section 15. Powers.
Section 16. Members and Secretary are public servants.
Section 17. Standing Rules and Orders.
Section 18. Laws to be observed.
Section 19. Legal Committee.
Section 20. Rulings (Fetua).
Section 21. Authorities to be followed.

PART IV - RELIGIOUS COURTS

Jurisdiction
Section 22. Appointments.
Section 23. Constitution of Courts of Chief Kathi and Kathi.
Section 24. Local limits of jurisdiction.
Section 25. Extent of jurisdiction.
Section 26. Appeals.
Section 27. Inheritance Certificates.

Procedure (General)
Section 28. Seal.
Section 29. Language and Records.
Section 30. Advocates and Solicitors and Pleaders.
Section 31. Representation by Agent.
Section 32. Service.
Section 33. Evidence.
Section 34. Summons to give evidence or produce documents.
Section 35. Adjournment.
Section 36. Time.
Section 37. Courts to be open.

Procedure in Criminal Matters

Section 38. Sanction of Majlis.
Section 39. Information.
Section 40. Summons and warrant.
Section 41. Arrest without warrant.
Section 42. Saving of Powers.
Section 43. Bail and Remand.
Section 44. Prosecutor.
Section 45. Charge.
Section 46. Hearing.
Section 47. Sentence of imprisonment.
Section 48. Sentences of fine.
Section 49. Cautions and binding over.
Section 50. Clemency.
Section 51. Appeal.
Section 52. Disposal of property.
Section 53. Irregularities.
Section 54. Matters and provided for.
Section 55. Maintenance.
Section 56. Power to make Rules.

PART V - FINANCIAL

General Endowment Fund
Section 57. General Endowment Fund.
Section 58. Baitulmal.

Wakaf and Nazr
Section 59. Wakaf and Nazr.
Section 60. Vesting.
Section 61. Restrictions on creation of charitable trusts.
Section 62. Remuneration.
Section 63. Income of wakaf and nazr.
Section 64. Capital of wakaf and nazr ‘am.
Section 65. Construction of Instruments.

Accounts

Section 66. Annual Report.
Section 67. Audit.
Section 68. Wakaf .
Section 69. Estimates.
Section 70. Expenses of Religious Fund.
Section 71. Bankers.

Zakat and Fitrah
Section 72. Powers of the Department.
Section 73. Controller and Deputy Controller and Collectors and Assistant Collectors.
Section 74. Assessment Lists.
Section 75. Liability for Zakat.
Section 76. Liability for fitrah.
Section 77. Payment of Zakat.
Section 78. Payment of fitrah.
Section 79. Receipt and Accounts.
Section 80. Habuan.
Section 81. Rules.

Collection for Charities
Section 82. Charitable collections.

PART VI - MOSQUES
Section 83. Department to be trustee.
Section 84. Restriction on new mosques.
Section 85. Repairs.
Section 86. Closure or demolition.
Section 87. Boundaries of mukim.
Section 88. Register of pegawai masjid.
Section 89. Appointment of Imam.
Section 90. Appointment of other pegawai masjid.
Section 91. Removal of pegawai masjid.
Section 92. Powers and duties.
Section 93. Attendance at mosque.

PART VII - MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE
Section 94. Application.
Section 95. Appointments.
Section 96. Betrothal.
Section 97. Authority to solemnize marriages.
Section 98. Void marriages.
Section 99. Consent required.
Section 100. Marriage of Janda.
Section 101. Place of marriage.
Section 102. Mas-kahwin and Pemberian.
Section 103. Registration of marriages.
Section 104. Divorce by talak.
Section 105. Divorce at wife’s request.
Section 106. Divorce under stipulation.
Section 107. Dissolution of marriage.
Section 108. Gift to divorced wife.
Section 109. Arbitration.
Section 110. Assumption of conjugal relationship.
Section 111. Presumption of death.
Section 112. Method and effect of registration.
Section 113. Inspection and copies.
Section 114. Appeals.
Section 115. Rectification of registers.
Section 116. Fees.

PART VIII - MAINTENANCE OF DEPENDANTS
Section 117. Application F.M. Ord. No. 36 of 1950.
Section 118. Wives.
Section 119. Lawful.
Section 120. Infirm and diseased person.
Section 121. Illegitimate children.
Section 122. Rescission and variation of orders.
Section 123. Enforcement of orders.

PART IX - CONVERTS
Section 124. Register of converts.
Section 125. Control of conversions.
Section 126. No registration of conversion of children.
Section 127. Conversion.
Section 128. Report and conversion.

PART X - OFFENCES
Section 129. Application.
Section 130. Attendance.
Section 131. Intoxicating liquor.
Section 132. Food in Ramathan.
Section 133. Presumption.
Section 134. Desertion of wife.
Section 135. Disobedience of wife.
Section 136. Kheluat.
Section 137. Resumption of cohabitation.
Section 138. Unlawful solemnization of marriage.
Section 139. Failure to report.
Section 140. Unlawful conversions.
Section 141. Improper retention of funds.
Section 142. Wilful neglect of statutory duty.
Section 143. Breach of secrecy.
Section 144. Unlawful mosques.
Section 145. Religious teaching.
Section 146. Lectures in mosque.
Section 147. False doctrine.
Section 148. Fetua.
Section 149. Religious books.
Section 150. Misuse of the Koran.
Section 151. Contempt of religious authorities.
Section 152. Contempt of religion.
Section 153. Baitulmal offences.
Section 154. Non-payment of zakat or fitrah.
Section 155. Incitement to neglect religious duty.
Section 156. Adoption by non-Muslim.
Section 157. Attempts and abetment.

PART XI - GENERAL
Section 158. Supervision.
Section 159. Appearance of the moon.
Section 160. Provident Fund.
Section 161. Protection of Department its members and employees.
Section 162. Rules.
Section 163. Saving of rules and appointments.
Section 164. Repeals.
Section 165. Validation of judgments, sentences and orders.
Section 166. Pending matters.

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