ENACTMENT NO. 4 OF 1997
SYARIAH CRIMINAL OFFENCES ENACTMENT 1997

PART IV - MISCELLANEOUS OFFENCES



Section 38. Instigating husband or wife to divorce or to neglect duties.

Any person who instigates, forces or persuades any man or woman to be divorced, or to neglect his or her duties and responsibilities as a husband or a wife 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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