ENACTMENT NO. 4 OF 1997
SYARIAH CRIMINAL OFFENCES ENACTMENT 1997

PART VII - GENERAL EXCEPTIONS



Section 52. Act of person of unsound mind.

(1) Nothing is an offence which is done by a person who at the time of doing it, by reason of unsoundness of mind, is incapable of knowing the nature of the act or that what he is doing wrong and contrary to law.

(2) For the purpose of this section, if a person was in a state of intoxication at the time of the act or omission complained of and -

he shall be deemed to be a person of unsound mind.

(3) In this section, "intoxication" shall be deemed to include a state produced by drugs.




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