ENACTMENT NO. 09 OF 2002
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (STATE OF MALACCA) ENACTMENT 2002

PART V - PROCEEDINGS IN PROSECUTIONS
CHAPTER 8 - OF SENTENCES AND THE CARRYING OUT THEREOF



Section 125. Sentence of whipping.


(1) The provisions of this section and section 126 shall be applicable when the accused is sentenced to whipping.


(2) The whipping rod, excluding its holder, shall be of the same type and make either from rattan or small branch of a tree without segment or joint and its length not more than 1.22 meters and its thickness not more than 1.25 centimeters.


(3) The following provisions shall be followed when executing the sentence of whipping, that is—



(4) In the case where the offender is sentenced to whipping only, then he shall be dealt with as if he is sentenced to imprisonment until the sentence is executed.


(5) If the Government Medical Officer certifies that the offender, due to old age, illness or any other reason is unable to undergo the whipping sentence wholly or partly, the case shall be referred to the Court which may order the execution of the sentence in a manner as it thinks reasonable.

Explanation—Old age means the age of fifty years and above.




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