Original Enactment


NEGERI TERENGGANU

ENACTMENT NO. 7 OF 2001
SYARIAH CRIMINAL OFFENCES (TAKZIR) (TERENGGANU) ENACTMENT 2001

Date of Royal Assent :21 October 2001
Date of publication in the Gazette :22 November 2001
Date of coming into operation :1 August 2002 [Tr. Gn. 408/2002]
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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Preamble

PART I - PRLIMINARY

Section 1. Short title, commencement and application.
Section 2. Interpretation.

PART II - OFFENCES RELATING TO 'AQIDAH

Section 3. Wrongful worship.
Section 4. False doctrine.
Section 5. Propagation of religious doctrines, etc.
Section 6. False claim.
Section 7. Declaring to be non-Muslim.

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

Section 8. Insulting, or bringing into contempt, etc. the religion of Islam.
Section 9. Deriding, etc. Quranic verses or Hadith.
Section 10.Contempt or defiance of religious authorities.
Section 11. Defiance of Court order.
Section 12. Opinion contrary to fatwa.
Section 13. Issuing of fatwa.
Section 14. Religious publication contrary to Hukum Syarak.
Section 15. Manipulating the teaching of Islam or the Islamic Law.
Section 16. Failure to perform Friday prayers.
Section 17. Friday prayers in unauthorized places.
Section 18. Failure to perform fardhu prayers.
Section 19. Disrespect for Ramadhan.
Section 20. Non-payment of zakat or fitrah.
Section 21. Instigating neglect of religious duty.
Section 22. Gambling.
Section 23. Intoxicating drink.

PART IV - OFFENCES RELATING DECENCY

Section 24. Incest.
Section 25. An act preparatory to prostitute.
Section 26. An act preparatory to prostitute wife and child under his care.
Section 27. Prostituting wife or child.
Section 28. Muncikari.
Section 29. An act preparatory to sexual intercourse out of wedlock.
Section 30. Musahaqah.
Section 31. Khalwat.
Section 32. Sexual intercourse with other than human.
Section 33. Male person posing as woman.
Section 34. Indecent acts in public place.
Section 35. Exposing body in public.
Section 36. Watie.

PART V - OFFENCES RELATING TO PUBLIC JUSTICE AND SECURITY

Section 37. Giving false evidence, information or statement.
Section 38. Takfir.
Section 39. Destroying of defiling mosque, surau, etc.
Section 40. Collection of zakat or fitrah without authority.
Section 41. Illegal payment of zakat or fitrah.
Section 42. Encouraging vice.
Section 43. Enticing a married woman.
Section 44. Preventing married couple from cohabiting.
Section 45. Instigating husband or wife to divorce or to neglect duties.
Section 46. Enticing a female person.
Section 47. Selling or giving away child to non-Muslim.
Section 48. Anak dara absconding from custody.
Section 49. Abuses of halal sign.
Section 50. Disturbing a religious assembly or ceremony.
Section 51. Degrading the law or bringing it into contempt.
Section 52. Words that may cause breach of peace.
Section 53. Disturbing female in public place.
Section 54. Secrecy.

PART VI - ABETMENT AND ATTEMPT

Section 55. Abetment.
Section 56. Abetment in the State of Terengganu of offences outside the State of Terengganu.
Section 57. Punishment of abetment.
Section 58. Liability of abettor when a different act is done.
Section 59. Attempt.

PART VII - GENERAL EXCEPTIONS

Section 60. Act of Judge when acting judicially.
Section 61. Act done pursuant to the judgment or order of a Court.
Section 62. Act done by a person justified by law.
Section 63. Act of child who is not baligh.
Section 64. Act of person of unsound mind.
Section 65. Act which a person is compelled to do by threats.

PART VIII - GENERAL MATTERS

Section 66. Appointment of rehabilitation centre or approved home.
Section 67. Power of Court to commit convicted person to an approved rehabilitation centre.
Section 68. Power of Court to commit female offender to an approved home.
Section 69. Saving.

SCHEDULE.

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