ENACTMENT NO. 5 OF 2006
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ENACTMENT 2006

PART IV - INFORMATION TO THE RELIGIOUS ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND THEIR POWERS TO INVESTIGATE



Section 60. Statements to Religious Enforcement Officer not to be admitted in evidence

(1) No statement made by any person to a Religious Enforcement Officer in the course of an investigation under this Chapter shall, save as herein provided, be used as evidence.

(2) When any witness is called for the prosecution or for the defence, other than the accused, the Court shall on the request of the accused or the Syarie Prosecutor refer to any statement made by such witness to a Religious Enforcement Officer in the course of an investigation under this Chapter, and may then, if the Court thinks it expedient in the interest of justice, direct the accused to be furnished with a copy thereof, and such statement may be used to impeach the credit of such witness.

(3) When any person is charged with any offence in relation to the false statement made by him to a Religious Enforcement Officer in the course of an investigation under this Chapter, such statement may be used as evidence in such prosecution.




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