ENACTMENT NO. 4 OF 1997
SYARIAH CRIMINAL OFFENCES ENACTMENT 1997

PART II - OFFENCES RELATING TO "AQIDAH



Section 4. False doctrine.

(1) Any person who teaches or expounds in any place, whether private or public, any doctrine or performs any caremony or act relating to the religion of Islam shall, if such doctrine or caremony or act is contrary to Islamic Law or any fatwa for the time being force in the State of Johor, 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 whipping not exceeding six strokes or to any combination thereof.

(2) The Court may order that any document or thing used in the commission of or related to the offence referred to in subsection (1) be forfeited and destroyed, notwithstanding that no person may have been convicted of such offence.




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