Original Enactment


PAHANG

ENACTMENT NO. 5 OF 1956
ADMINISTRATION OF THE LAW OF THE RELIGION OF ISLAM ENACTMENT 1956

Date of Royal Assent :12 February 1957
Date of coming into operation :10 February 1960
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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Preamble

PART I - PRELIMINARY

Section 1. Short title and commencement.
Section 2. Interpretation.
Section 3. Savings of Prerogative.
Section 4. Savings of civil and religions liberties.

PART II - MAJLIS

Constitution

Section 5. Constitution of Majlis.
Section 6. Majlis to be a corporation.
Section 7. Right to sue.
Section 8. Contracts and property.
Section 9. Power to administer estates.
Section 10. Further powers and duties.
Section 11. Vesting of property.
Section 12. Devolution of powers.
Section 13. Membership.
Section 14. Secretary.
Section 15. Determination of appointment.
Section 16. Cancellation of appointment.
Section 17. Temporary appointments.
Section 18. Appointments to be notified.

Proceedings

Section 19. Chairman.
Section 20. Quorum.
Section 21. Use of seal.
Section 22. Conduct of business.
Section 23. Powers of the President.
Section 24. Certified copies of resolutions.
Section 25. Appearances by the Majlis.
Section 26. Acting in emergency.
Section 27. Delegation of powers.
Section 28. Secrecy.
Section 29. Members are public servants.

Authority in Religios Matters

Section 30. Authority of Majlis.
Section 31. Laws to be observed.
Section 32. Appointment of Mufti.
Section 33. Fetua.
Section 34. Authorities to be followed.

PART III - RELIGIOUS COURTS JURISDICTION

Section 35. Appointments.
Section 36. Constitution of Kathis' Courts.
Section 37. Local limits and extent of jurisdiction.
Section 38. Appeals.
Section 39. Inheritance certificates.

Procedure (General)

Section 40. Seal.
Section 41. Language.
Section 42. Records.
Section 43. Advocates and Solicitors.
Section 44. Representation by agent.
Section 45. Service.
Section 46. Evidence.
Section 47. Summons to give evidence or produce documents.
Section 48. Adjournment.
Section 49. Time.
Section 50. Courts to be opened.

Procedure in Criminal Proceedings

Section 51. Sanction of MajIis.
Section 52. Information.
Section 53. Summons and warrant.
Section 54. Arrest without warrant.
Section 55. Savings of powers.
Section 56. Bail and remand.
Section 57. Prosecutor.
Section 58. [No title].
Section 59. Hearing.
Section 60. Sentence of imprisonment.
Section 61. Sentences of fine.
Section 62. Cautions and binding over.
Section 63. Clemency.
Section 64. Appeal.
Section 65. Disposal of property.
Section 66. Irregularities.
Section 67. Matters not provided for.
Section 68. Maintenance.

Procedure in Civil Proceedings

Section 69. Plaint.
Section 70. Joinder and consolidation.
Section 71. Summon and service.
Section 72. Persons deceased or under disability.
Section 73. Defence.
Section 74. Interlocutory proceedings.
Section 75. Withdrawal and settlement.
Section 76. Trial or hearing.
Section 77. Judgments.
Section 78. Costs.
Section 79. Execution.
Section 80. Evidence de bene esse.
Section 81. Contempt of Court.
Section 82. Poor persons.
Section 83. Appeals.
Section 84. Irregularities.
Section 85. Matters not provided for.

PART IV - FINANCIAL

Charitable Trusts

Section 86. Bait-ul-Mal.
Section 87. General Endowment Fund.
Section 88. Escheat.
Section 89. Wakaf and Nazr.
Section 90. Vesting.
Section 91. Capital of wakaf and nazr 'am.
Section 92. Restrictions on creation of charitable trusts.
Section 93. Income of wakaf and nazr.
Section 94. Construction of Instruments.
Section 95. Change of investments.

Accounts

Section 96. Annual Report.
Section 97. Wakaf and Nazr property.
Section 98. [No title].
Section 99. Estimates.
Section 100. Expenses of the Majlis.
Section 101. Bankers.

Zakat and Fitrah

Section 102. Powers of Majlis.
Section 103. Rules.
Section 104. Objection.

Collection for Charities

Section 105. Charitable collections.

PART V - MOSQUES

Section 106. Majlis to be trustee.
Section 107. Restriction of new mosque.
Section 108. Repairs and maintenance.
Section 109. Closure or demolution.
Section 110. Boundaries of mukim masjid.
Section 111. Register of pegawai masjid.
Section 112. Appointment of pegawai masjid.
Section 113. Removal of pegawai masjid.
Section 114. Powers and duties.

PART VI - MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

Section 115. Application.
Section 116. Appoint.
Section 117. Betrothal.
Section 118. Authority to solemnize marriages.
Section 119. Void marriages.
Section 120. Consent required.
Section 121. Marriage of janda.
Section 122. Place of marriage.
Section 123. Mas-kahwin and Belanja.
Section 124. Registration of marriages.
Section 125. Divorce by talak.
Section 126. Resumption of conjugal relationship.
Section 127. Divorce at wife's request.
Section 128. Divorce under stipulation.
Section 129. Dissolution of marriage.
Section 130. Gift to divorced wife.
Section 131. Presumption of death.
Section 132. Method and effect of registration.
Section 133. Inspection and copies.
Section 134. Appeals.
Section 135. Rectification of registers.
Section 136. Fees.

PART VII - MAINTENANCE AND DEPENDANTS

Section 137. Application.
Section 138. Wives.
Section 139. Lawful minor children.
Section 140. Infirm and diseased persons.
Section 141. Illegitimate children.
Section 142. Rescission and variation of orders.
Section 143. Enforcement of orders.

PART VIII - CONVERTS

Section 144. Register of converts.
Section 145. Control of conversions.
Section 146. Report of conversion.

PART IX - OFFENCES

Section 147. Application.
Section 148. Attendance at mosque.
Section 149. lntoxicating liquor.
Section 150. Food in Ramathan.
Section 151. Presumption.
Section 152. Disregard of Ramathan, Hari Raya Haji or Hari Raya Fitrah.
Section 153. Cruelty.
Section 154. Disobedience of wife.
Section 155. Kheluat.
Section 156. Illicit intercourse between divorced persons.
Section 157. Incest.
Section 158. Unlawful solemnization of marriage.
Section 159. Failure to report.
Section 160. Unlawful collections.
Section 161. Improper retention of funds.
Section 162. Wilful neglect of statutory duty.
Section 163. Breach of secrecy.
Section 164. Unlawful mosques.
Section 165. Religious Teaching.
Section 166. False doctrine.
Section 167. Fetua.
Section 168. Religious books.
Section 169. Misuse of the Koran.
Section 170. Contempts of religious authorities.
Section 171. Contempts of religion.
Section 172. Non-payment of zakat and fitrah.
Section 173. Incitement to neglect religious duty.
Section 174. Attempts and abetment

PART X - GENERAL

Section 175. Protection of Majlis its Members and employees.
Section 176. Rules.
Section 177. Saving of rules and appointments.
Section 178. Repeals.

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