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

PART IV - INFORMATION TO THE RELIGIOUS ENFORCEMENT OFFICER AND THEIR POWER TO INV



Section 63. Search by Religious Enforcement Officer.


(1) Whenever a Religious Enforcement Officer making an investigation considers that the production of any document or other thing is necessary to the conduct of an investigation into any offence which he is authorized to investigate and there is reason to believe that—

(2) Such officer shall, if practicable, conduct the search in person.


(3) If he is unable to conduct the search in person and there is no other person competent to make the search present at the time, he may require any officer subordinate to him to make the search, and he shall deliver to such subordinate officer an order in writing specifying the document or other thing for which search is to be made and the place to be searched, and such subordinate officer may thereupon search for such thing in such place.


(4) The provisions of this Enactment as to search warrants shall, so far as may be, apply to a search made under this section.





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