Original Enactment


SELANGOR

ENACTMENT NO. 9 OF 1995
SYARIAH CRIMINAL OFFENCES (SELANGOR) ENACTMENT 1995

Date of Royal Assent :10 January 1996
Date of publication in the Gazette :18 January 1996
Date of coming into operation :22 November 1996 [Sel. P.U. 4/96]
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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Preamble.

PART I - PRELIMINARY

Section 1. Short title, commencement and application.
Section 2. Interpretation.
Section 3. Saving of prerogative.
Section 4. Wrongful worship.

PART II - OFFENCES RELATING TO 'AQIDAH

Section 5. Declaration of being a non-Muslim to avoid action.
Section 6. Takfir.
Section 7. False doctrine.
Section 8. False claim.

PART III - OFFENCES RELATING TO THE SANCTITY OF THE RELIGION OF ISLAM AND ITS INSTITUTION

Section 9. Deriding etc., verses of Al-Quran or Hadith.
Section 10. Insulting or bringing into contempt, etc., the religion of Islam.
Section 11. Destroying or defiling place of worship.
Section 12. Contempt of religious authorities.
Section 13. Opinion contrary to fatwa.
Section 14. Teaching without tauliah.
Section 15. Defiance of Court order.
Section 16. Religious publication contrary to Islamic Law.
Section 17. Gambling.
Section 18. Intoxicating drinks.
Section 19. Disrespect for Ramadhan.
Section 20. Failure to perform Friday prayers.
Section 21. Non-payment of zakat or fitrah.

PART IV - OFFENCES RELATING TO DECENCY

Section 22. Incest.
Section 23. Prostitution.
Section 24. Muncikari.
Section 25. Sexual intercourse out of wedlock.
Section 26. Act preparatory to performing sexual intercourse out of wedlock.
Section 27. Sexual relations between persons of the same gender.
Section 28. Sexual intercourse against the order of nature.
Section 29. Khalwat.
Section 30. Male person posing as a woman.
Section 31. Indecent acts in public place.

PART V - MISCELLANEOUS OFFENCES

Section 32. Enticing a married woman.
Section 33. Preventing married couple from cohabiting.
Section 34. Instigating husband or wife to divorce or neglect duties.
Section 35. Selling or giving away child to non-Muslim.
Section 36. Qazaf.
Section 37. Collection of zakat or fitrah without authority.
Section 38. Abuse of halal sign.

PART VI - GENERAL EXCEPTIONS

Section 39. Act of judge when acting judicially.
Section 40. Act done pursuant to the judgment or order of a court.
Section 41. Act done by a person justified by law.
Section 42. Accident in the doing of a lawful act.
Section 43. Act of child who is not baligh.
Section 44. Act of a person or unsound mind.
Section 45. Act of a person who is compelled by threats.

PART VII - ABETMENT AND ATTEMPT

Section 46. Abetment of a thing.
Section 47. Abettor.
Section 48. Abetment in the State of Selangor of offences outside the State of Selangor.
Section 49. Punishment for abetment.
Section 50. Liability of abettor when a different act is done.
Section 51. Abettor liable for offence abetted and additional offence done.
Section 52. Attempts.

PART VIII - GENERAL MATTERS

Section 53. Declaration of approved rehabilition centre or home.
Section 54. Power of Court to commit convicted person to approved rehabilitation centre or home.
Section 55. Repeal and saving.

SCHEDULE.
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