ENACTMENT NO. 4 OF 1997
SYARIAH CRIMINAL OFFENCES ENACTMENT 1997

PART VIII - GENERAL MATTERS



Section 56. Power of Court to commit female offender to an approved home.

Where the Court has convicted any female person of an offence under Part IV, such Court may, in lieu of or in addition to any punishment specified for such offence, order any such person to be committed to an approved home for such period not exceeding six months as may be specified in such order; but where any sentence of imprisonment is imposed together with such committal the period thereof shall not in the aggregate exceed three years.




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