ENACTMENT NO. 09 OF 2002
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (STATE OF MALACCA) ENACTMENT 2002
PART V - PROCEEDINGS IN PROSECUTIONS
CHAPTER 4 - OF TRIALS
Section 98. Addresses.
In trials under this Chapter—
(a) the officer conducting the prosecution need not open the case but may forthwith produce his evidence;
(b) when the accused is called upon to enter on his defence, he or his Peguam Syarie may, before producing his evidence, open his case stating the facts or law on which he intends to rely and making such comments as he thinks necessary
on the evidence for the prosecution, and if the accused gives evidence or witnesses are examined on his behalf, may sum up his case;
(c) the officer conducting the prosecution shall have the right of reply on the whole case when the accused has adduced evidence.
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