ENACTMENT NO. 7 OF 2001
SYARIAH CRIMINAL OFFENCES (TAKZIR) (TERENGGANU) ENACTMENT 2001

PART III - OFFENCES RELATING TO THE SANCTITY OF THE RELIGION OF ISLAM AND ITS INSTITUTION



Section 21. Instigating neglect of religious duty.

(1) Any person who instigates or induces any Muslim not to attend mosque or religious teachings or any religious ceremony shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding one thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both.

(2) Any person who in any manner prevents another person from paying zakat or fitrah shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding two thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both.





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