ENACTMENT NO. 4 OF 1997
SYARIAH CRIMINAL OFFENCES ENACTMENT 1997

PART II - OFFENCES RELATING TO "AQIDAH



Section 6. False claim.

Any person who -

(a) declares himself or any other person a prophet, Imam Mahadi or Wali; or

(b) states or claims that he or some other person knows of unnatural happenings,

such declaration, statement or claim being false and contrary to the teachings of Islam, shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding five thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or to both.




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