ENACTMENT NO. 5 OF 2006
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ENACTMENT 2006

PART VIII - GENERAL



Section 220. Order for payment of compensation

(1) The Court before which a person is convicted of any offence may order for the payment by him of a sum to be fixed by the Court by way of compensation to any person, or to the representatives of any person, injured in respect of his body, character or property by the offence for which the conviction is had.

(2) The Court shall specify the person to whom any sum in respect of compensation as mentioned in subsection (1) is to be paid and the section 221 shall be applicable to any order made under this section.

(3) To the extent of the amount which has been paid to a person or to the representatives of a person, under an order for compensation, any claim of such person or representatives for damages sustained by reason of the offence shall be deemed to have been satisfied, but the order for payment shall not prejudice any right to a civil remedy for the recovery of any property or for the recovery of damages beyond the amount of compensation paid under the order.

(4) Every order made under this section shall be appealable to the Syariah High Court in the case of an order made by the Syariah Subordinate Court, and to the Syariah Appeal Court in the case of an order made by the Syariah High Court.




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