Original Enactment


SELANGOR

ENACTMENT NO. 4 OF 2003
SYARIAH COURT CIVIL PROCEDURE (STATE OF SELANGOR) ENACTMENT 2003

Date of Royal Assent :8 July 2003
Date of publication in the Gazette :24 July 2003
Date of coming into operation :1 September 2003 [Sel. P.U. 27/2003]
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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Long Title & Preamble

PART I - PRELIMINARY

Section 1. Short title and commencement
Section 2. Application
Section 3. Interpretation
Section 4. General title of form

PART II - EFFECT OF NON-COMPLIANCE

Section 5. Non-compliance
Section 6. Application to set aside for irregularity

PART III - MODE OF BEGINNING CIVIL PROCEEDINGS

CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL

Section 7. Mode of beginning civil proceedings

CHAPTER 2 - SUMMONS

Section 8. Form of summons
Section 9. Copies of summons
Section 10. Issue and service
Section 11. Time of service
Section 12. Lost of summons

CHAPTER 3 - APPLICATIONS

Section 13. Form of application
Section 14. Application of sections 9, 10, 11 and 12
Section 15. Application for divorce

CHAPTER 4 - ORAL CLAIM OR DEFENCE

Section 16. Oral claim or defence

PART IV - PARTIES

CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL

Section 17. Interpretation
Section 18. Joinder of parties
Section 19. Changes of parties
Section 20. Misjoinder or nonjoinder of parties
Section 21. Amendment and services
Section 22. Abatement of action
Section 23. Devolution of interest

CHAPTER 2 -PERSONS UNDER DISABILITY

Section 24. Person under disability
Section 25. Consent on behalf of person under disability
Section 26. General provisions as to disability
Section 27. Irregular proceedings
Section 28. Removal of guardian ad litem
Section 29. Minor plaintiff attaining majority
Section 30. Minor defendant attaining majority

CHAPTER 3 - POOR PERSONS

Section 31. Application to sue or defend as a poor person
Section 32. Poor person not to discontinue, etc. without leave
Section 33. Costs

PART V - PEGUAM SYARIE

Section 34. Wakalah Peguam Syarie
Section 35. Service on Peguam Syarie
Section 36. Change of Peguam Syarie
Section 37. Discharge of Peguam Syarie
Section 38. Discharge on application of Peguam Syarie
Section 39. Death

PART VI - SERVICE

CHAPTER 1 - SERVICE WITHIN JURISDICTION

Section 40. Address for service
Section 41. Mode of service
Section 42. Non-acceptance
Section 43. Service on Peguam Syarie
Section 44. Service at address for service
Section 45. Day of appearance
Section 46. Place and time of service
Section 47. Special cases
Section 48. Substituted service
Section 49. Proof of service
Section 50. Variation of orders
Section 51. Issue of warrant in lieu of or in addition to summons

CHAPTER 2 - SERVICE OUT OF THE JURISDICTION

Section 52. When allowed
Section 53. Form of order
Section 54. Mode of service out of jurisdiction within Malaysia
Section 55. Variation order

PART VII - INTERPLEADER

Section 56. Entitlement to relief by way of interpleader
Section 57. Claim to goods, etc. taken in execution
Section 58. Mode of application
Section 59. Service of summons
Section 60. Powers of court hearing summons
Section 61. Other powers
Section 62. Trial of interpleader issue

PART VIII - PLEADINGS

Section 63. Statement of claim
Section 64. Defendant to serve defence
Section 65. Form of defence
Section 66. Counterclaim
Section 67. Defence to counterclaim
Section 68. Defence of tender
Section 69. Reply
Section 70. Refusal to accept pleading and amendment
Section 71. Particulars

PART IX - PAYMENT INTO AND OUT OF COURT

Section 72. Payment into Court
Section 73. Payment out of Court
Section 74. Part satisfaction
Section 75. Order for payment out of Court
Section 76. Costs
Section 77. Other relief
Section 78. Tender
Section 79. Counterclaims

PART X - AMENDMENT

Section 80. Amendment of summons or pleading
Section 81. Amendment to application
Section 82. Defective proceedings
Section 83. Mode of amendment
Section 84. Slip or omission

PART XI - DISCOVERY

Section 85. Discovery of documents and facts
Section 86. Inspection of documents
Section 87. Privileged communications and documents
Section 88. No appeal against the order

PART XII - TRANSFER OF PROCEEDINGS

Section 89. Transfer of proceedings to another Court
Section 90. Procedure on transfer
Section 91. Costs on transfer
Section 92. Procedure on transfer from Syariah High Court to Syariah Subordinate Court
Section 93. Procedure on transfer from Syariah Subordinate Court to Syariah High Court

PART XIII - SETTLEMENT, WITHDRAWAL AND DISCONTINUANCE

Section 94. Settlement of action
Section 95. Withdrawal of claim
Section 96. Effect of withdrawal on future proceedings
Section 97. Stay
Section 98. Withdrawal of defence
Section 99. Sulh

PART XIV - EVIDENCE

CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL

Section 100. Evidence to be taken orally
Section 101. Evidence by affidavit

CHAPTER 2 - SUBPOENAS

Section 102. Request for issue of subpoena
Section 103. Numbers of person in subpoena
Section 104. Subpoena to produce documents
Section 105. Amendment of subpoena
Section 106. Service of subpoena
Section 107. Duration of subpoena
Section 108. Court records
Section 109. Attendance of prisoner as witness or party
Section 110. Tender of expenses
Section 111. Affidavit of service of subpoena

CHAPTER 3 - AFFIDAVITS

Section 112. Making of affidavit
Section 113. Form of affidavit
Section 114. Copy of document shall be annexed to the affidavit
Section 115. Rejection of affidavit
Section 116. Amendment
Section 117. Filing of affidavit
Section 118. Cross-examination

PART XV - HEARING

Section 119. Hearing in Court
Section 120. Appearance
Section 121. Absence of parties
Section 122. Counterclaims
Section 123. Mutual claims
Section 124. Notes of evidence
Section 125. Documents or exhibits
Section 126. Order of speeches
Section 127. Power of Court
Section 128. Trial not concluded
Section 129. Adjournment

PART XVI - JUDGEMENT AND ORDERS

Section 130. Judgment
Section 131. Consent judgment
Section 132. Terms of judgment or order to be settled by Court
Section 133. Instalments, when due
Section 134. Order for instalments
Section 135. Judgment, etc. requiring act to be done; time for doing it
Section 136. Date of judgment or order
Section 137. Judgment on movable property

PART XVII - APPEAL

Section 138. Interpretation
Section 139. Notice of appeal
Section 140. Notice of counter appeal
Section 141. Grounds of appeal
Section 142. Appeal record where appellant is represented
Section 143. Appeal record where appellant is not represented or appeals as a poor person
Section 144. Stay of execution pending appeal
Section 145. Judgment to state grounds
Section 146. Execution of judgment on appeal

PART XVIII - ENFORCEMENT AND EXECUTION

CHAPTER 1 - GENERAL

Section 147. Duty to comply

CHAPTER 2 - ENFORCEMENT

Section 148. Enforcement of judgment, etc. for payment of money
Section 149. Enforcement of judgment for possession of immovable property
Section 150. Enforcement of judgment for delivery of movable property
Section 151. Enforcement of judgment to do or abstain from doing an act
Section 152. Power of the Court to fix time
Section 153. Execution by or against person not being a party

CHAPTER 3 - EXECUTION

Section 154. Leave to issue order of execution
Section 155. Issue of order for execution
Section 156. Endorsement of time of delivery
Section 157. Fees and expenses to be levied
Section 158. Satisfaction
Section 159. Types of execution
Section 160. Seizure and sale
Section 161. Hiwalah
Section 162. Money and property in Court
Section 163. Seizure and delivery
Section 164. Deposit of expenses
Section 165. Entry of premises
Section 166. Receipt
Section 167. Application of proceeds
Section 168. Expenses
Section 169. Return of order
Section 170. List of inventory
Section 171. Direction as to performance of bailiff’s duty
Section 172. Delivery to bailiff
Section 173. Payment out of Court
Section 174. Sale

CHAPTER 4 - SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO JUDGMENT DEBTOR SUMMONS

Section 175. Application
Section 176. Application for judgment debtor summons
Section 177. Issue of judgment debtor summons
Section 178. Examination of judgment debtor
Section 179. Application for judgment notice
Section 180. Issue of judgment notice
Section 181. Hearing of judgment notice
Section 182. Order of committal
Section 183. Payment by judgment debtor
Section 184. Certificate of satisfaction
Section 185. Date of committal order

PART XIX - RATEABLE DISTRIBUTION

Section 186. Proceeds of execution of sale to be distributed rateably among judgment creditors

PART XX - INTERLOCUTORY PROCEED AND INTERIM ORDER

CHAPTER 1 - INTERLOCUTORY PROCEEDINGS

Section 187. Mode of application
Section 188. Notice of application shall be filed
Section 189. Service of application
Section 190. Affidavit
Section 191. Copies of the documents
Section 192. Adjournment
Section 193. Non-appearance
Section 194. Order made ex parte may be set aside
Section 195. Application in a proceedings

CHAPTER 2 - INTERIM ORDER

Section 196. Application
Section 197. Power of Court to grant interim order
Section 198. No appeal against interim order
Section 199. Detention, preservation, etc. of subject matter of cause or matter
Section 200. Injunction
Section 201. An interim order as to hadhanah
Section 202. Interim order as to maintenance
Section 203. Power to order samples to be taken, etc.
Section 204. Sale of perishable property, etc.
Section 205. Order for early trial
Section 206. Recovery of movable property subject to lien, etc.
Section 207. Allowance of income of property the subject matter of proceedings

PART XXI - POWERS OF JUDGE AND REGISTRAR

Section 208. Powers of Registrar
Section 209. Powers of Judge
Section 210. Appeal against judgment, order or decision of the Registrar.

PART XXII - MONEY AND PROPERTY IN COURT

Section 211. Court’s bank account
Section 212. Payment into Court
Section 213. Payment into bank
Section 214. Notice to person entitled
Section 215. Payment out of court
Section 216. Mode of payment
Section 217. Remittance by post
Section 218. Books of account
Section 219. Service cost
Section 220. Unclaimed fund, etc.

PART XXIII - COSTS, ALLOWANCE AND COURT FEES

Section 221. Court fees
Section 222. Costs
Section 223. Assessment of costs
Section 224. Witnesses
Section 225. Expert witnesses
Section 226. Accommodation and travelling allowances.
Section 227. Attendance in more than one proceeding
Section 228. Witness not called

PART XXIV - CONTEMPT OF COURT

Section 229. Notice to show action or cause
Section 230. Contempt by body corporate
Section 231. Proceedings without authority

PART XXV - MISCELLANEOUS

Section 232. Language
Section 233. Forms
Section 234. Certified copies
Section 235. Fees, deposit and disbursement
Section 236. Prohibition on officers of the Court
Section 237. Furnishing security
Section 238. Enlargement or abridgment of time
Section 239. Scandalous matter, etc.
Section 240. Personal appearance
Section 241. Service by other Court
Section 242. Recording of evidence before trial
Section 243. Letter of request
Section 244. Inherent power of the Court
Section 245. Hukum Syarak
Section 246. Rules Committee
Section 247. Rules
Section 248. Repeal

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