ENACTMENT NO. 5 OF 2006
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ENACTMENT 2006

PART III - OTHER GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 2 - OF ARREST, ESCAPE AND RE-ARREST



Section 19. Refusal to give name and residence

(1) When any person in the presence of a Religious Enforcement Officer or police officer commits or is accused of committing a non-seizable offence and refuses, on the demand of such officer, to give his name and residence or gives a name or residence which such officer has reason to believe to be false, he may be arrested by such officer in order that his name and residence may be ascertained, and he shall, within twenty-four hours of the arrest, exclusive of the time necessary for the journey from the place of arrest, be taken before the nearest Judge of the Syariah Subordinate Court unless before that time his true name and residence are ascertained in which case such person shall be forthwith released on his executing a bond for his appearance before a Syariah Judge if so required.

(2) When any person is taken before a Judge of a Syariah Subordinate Court under subsection (1), such Judge may either require him to execute a bond, with a surety, for his appearance before a Judge if so required, or may order him to be detained in custody until he can be tried.

(3) When any person in the presence of a Religious Enforcement Officer or police officer commits or is accused of committing a nonseizable offence and on the demand of such officer to give his name and residence gives as his residence a place outside the State of Perlis, he may be arrested by such officer and shall be taken forthwith before the nearest Judge of a Syariah Subordinate Court who may require him to execute a bond, with a surety, for his appearance before a Judge if so required, or may order him to be detained in custody until he can be tried.




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