Updated Act




LAWS OF MALAYSIA

ACT 505
ADMINISTRATION OF ISLAMIC LAW (FEDERAL TERRITORIES) ACT 1993
Incorporating latest amendment - P.U.(A) 250/2002

Date of Royal Assent :7 July 1993
Date of publication in the Gazette :15 July 1993
Date of coming into operation :15 October 1993 [P.U.(B) 452/93]
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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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Long Title & Preamble

PART I - PRELIMINARY

Section 1. Short title, application and commencement.
Section 2. Interpretation .
Section 3. Saving of prerogative.

PART II - THE MAJLIS AGAMA ISLAM WILAYAH PERSEKUTUAN

Section 4. Establishment of the Majlis.
Section 5. Legal identity and powers of the Majlis.
Section 6. Committees.
Section 7. Duty of the Majlis for socio-economic development of Muslims.
Section 8. Power to establish corporations.
Section 8A. Power to establish companies and validation of companies established..
Section 9. Borrowing powers.
Section 10. Membership of the Majlis.
Section 11. Termination of appointments.
Section 12. Revocation of appointments.
Section 13. Appointments to be gazetted.
Section 14. Secretary.
Section 15. Attendance of non-members at meetings.
Section 16. Presiding over meetings.
Section 17. Quorum.
Section 18. Conduct of business.
Section 19. Summoning of meetings.
Section 20. Powers of Chairman.
Section 21. Duties and powers of Secretary.
Section 22. Minutes.
Section 23. Order of business and voting.
Section 24. Certified copies of resolutions.
Section 25. Leave.
Section 26. Acting in emergency.
Section 27. Delegation of duties and powers.
Section 28. Secrecy.
Section 29. Public servant.
Section 30. Majlis may determine its own procedure.
Section 31. Authority of Majlis.

PART III - APPOINTMENT OF MUFTI, AUTHORITY IN RELIGIOUS MATTERS AND THE ISLAMIC LEGAL CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE

Section 32. Appointment of Mufti and Deputy Mufti.
Section 33. Authority of Mufti.
Section 34. Fatwa.
Section 35. Form of fatwa.
Section 36. Amendment, modification or revocation of fatwa.
Section 37. The Islamic Legal Consultative Committee.
Section 38. Request for opinion from the Mufti.
Section 39. Authorities to be followed.

PART IV - SYARIAH COURTS

Section 40. Constitution of Syariah Courts.
Section 41. Appointment of Chief Syariah Judge.
Section 42. Appointment of Judges of the Syariah Appeal Court.
Section 43. Appointment of Judges of the Syariah High Court.
Section 44. Appointment of Judges of Syariah Subordinate Courts.
Section 45. Registrars.
Section 46. Jurisdiction of Syariah High Court.
Section 47. Jurisdiction of Syariah Subordinate Courts.
Section 48. Appeal to Syariah High Court.
Section 49. Application for leave to appeal.
Section 50. Inheritance certificates.
Section 51. Supervisory and revisionary jurisdiction of the Syariah High Court.
Section 52. Jurisdiction of Syariah Appeal Court.
Section 53. Supervisory and revisionary jurisdiction of the Syariah Appeal Court.
Section 54. Composition of the Syariah Appeal Court.
Section 55. Decision by majority.
Section 56. Continuation of proceedings in Syariah Appeal Court notwithstanding absence of Judge.
Section 57. Appeal rules.

PART V - PROSECUTION AND REPRESENTATION

Section 58. Appointment of Syariah Prosecutors and Religious Enforcement Officers.
Section 59. Peguam Syarie.

PART VI - FINANCIAL

Charitable Trusts

Section 60. Establishment of Baitulmal.
Section 61. Wakaf and nazr.
Section 62. Vesting.
Section 63. Restrictions on creation of charitable trusts.
Section 64. Income of wakaf and nazr.
Section 65. Capital of wakaf and nazr 'am.
Section 66. Construction of instruments.
Section 67. Accounts and annual reports.
Section 68. Wakaf and nazr property.
Section 69. Estimates.
Section 70. Expenses of the Majlis.
Section 71. Banks.

PART VII - MOSQUES

Section 72. Trusteeship of mosques and related lands.
Section 73. Restriction on establishment of mosques.
Section 74. Maintenance of mosques and compounds.
Section 75. Boundaries of kariah masjid.
Section 76. Appointment of the Pegawai Masjid.
Section 77. Tauliah.
Section 78. Tenure of office of Pegawai Masjid.
Section 79. Control and direction over Pegawai Masjid.
Section 80. Abolition of office of Nazir.
Section 81. The Jawatankuasa Kariah.
Section 82. Exemption.
Section 83. Power to amend Third Schedule.

PART VIII - CHARITABLE COLLECTIONS

Section 84. Charitable collections.

PART IX - CONVERSION TO ISLAM

Section 85. Requirements for conversion.
Section 86. Moment of conversion.
Section 87. Duties and obligations of a Muallaf.
Section 88. Registrar and Register of Muallafs.
Section 89. Registration of Muallafs.
Section 90. Certificate of Conversion.
Section 91. Recognition of muallafs as Muslims.
Section 92. Determining whether non-registered person is a Muallaf.
Section 93. Offence of giving false information.
Section 94. Power to make rules.

PART X - RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Section 95. Capacity to convert into Islam.
Section 96. The Religious Teaching Supervisory Committee.
Section 97. Religious School.
Section 98. Exemption.

PART XI - GENERAL

Section 99. Rules.
Section 100. Saving of rules and appointments.
Section 101. Transitional.
Section 102. Amendment of sections 165 and 166 of the Enactment.
Section 103. Cessation of application of the Enactment.

FIRST SCHEDULE
SECOND SCHEDULE
THIRD SCHEDULE

Note: Cessation of application of the Enactment and transitional. [P.U.(A) 250/2002]

LIST OF AMENDMENTS
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