ENACTMENT NO. 4 OF 1997
SYARIAH CRIMINAL OFFENCES ENACTMENT 1997

PART IV - MISCELLANEOUS OFFENCES



Section 40. Selling or giving away child to non-Muslim.

Any person who sells, gives away or delivers his child or a child under his care to any person who is not a Muslim shall be guilty of an offence and shall on onviction be liable to a fine not exceeding three thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both, and the Court may make such order as it deems appropriate in respect of the child.




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