Original Enactment


STATE OF KELANTAN

ENACTMENT NO. 1 OF 1966
SHAR'IYAH COURTS AND MUSLIM MATRIMONIAL CAUSES ENACTMENT, 1966

Date of Royal Assent :7 April 1966
Date of coming into operation :1 June 1966
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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Preamble

Section 1. Short title and commencement.

PART I - PRELIMINARY

Section 2. Interpretation.
Section 3. Saving of Prerogative.
Section 4. Appointment of Mufti.
Section 5. Ketua Penyelia Ugama, Penyelia Ugama, Penda'wa Jenayah dan Timbalan Penda'wa Jenayah.

PART II - RELIGIOUS COURTS

Jurisdiction

Section 6. Appointments.
Section 7. Constitution of Courts.
Section 8. Local limits of jurisdiction.
Section 9. Extent of Jurisdiction.
Section 10. Appeals and Juma'ah Pengadilan.
Section 10 A. Inheritance certificates.

PROCEDURE (GENERAL)

Section 11. Seal.
Section 12. Language.
Section 13. Record.
Section 14. Advocates and Solicitors.
Section 15. Representation by Agents.
Section 16. Service.
Section 17. Reciprocal arrangements with the States of Johore, Kedah, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor, Singapore and Terengganu.
Section 18. Evidence.
Section 19. Summons to give evidence or produce documents.
Section 20. Adjourment and transfer of a case.
Section 21. Time.
Section 22. Courts to be opened.
Section 23. Summons to witnesses and production of documents.

PROCEDURE IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS

Section 24. Information.
Section 25. Sommons and warrant.
Section 26. Arrest without warrant.
Section 26 A. Search Warrant.
Section 27. Saving of powers.
Section 28. Bail and remand.
Section 29. Prosecution.
Section 30. Charge.
Section 31. Hearing.
Section 32. Sentence of imprisonment.
Section 33. Sentence of fine.
Section 34. Cautions and binding over.
Section 35. Clemency.
Section 36. Appeal.
Section 37. Disposal of property.
Section 38. Irregularities.
Section 39. Matters not provided for.
Section 40. Maintenance of dependants.

PROCEDURE IN CIVIL PROCEEDINGS

Section 41. Plaint.
Section 42. Joinder and consolidation.
Section 43. Summons and service.
Section 44. Persons deceased of under disability.
Section 45. Defence.
Section 46. Interlocutory proceedings.
Section 47. Withdrawal and settlement.
Section 48. Trial or Hearing.
Section 49. Judgments.
Section 50. Costs.
Section 51. Execution.
Section 52. Evidence de bene esse.
Section 53. Contempt of Court.
Section 54. Poor persons.
Section 55. Appeal.
Section 56. Irregularities.
Section 57. Matters not provided for.

PART III - MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

Section 58. Application.
Section 59. Appointment of Registrars.
Section 60. Betrothal.
Section 61. Authority to solemnize marriage.
Section 62. Void marriages.
Section 63. Consent required.
Section 64. Marriage of janda.
Section 65. Place of marriage.
Section 66. Mas-kahwin and pemberian.
Section 67. Registration of marriage.
Section 68. Divorce by talak.
Section 69. Divorce at wife's request.
Section 70. Divorce under stipulation.
Section 71. Dissolution of marriage.
Section 72. Declaration of status of unmarried.
Section 73. Gift to divorced wife.
Section 74. Arbitration.
Section 75. Resumption of conjugal relationship.
Section 76. Presumption of death.
Section 77. Method and effect of registration.
Section 78. Inspection and copies.
Section 79. Custody and return of registers and record.
Section 80. Appeals.
Section 81. Rectification of Register.

PART IV - MAINTENANCE OD DEPENDANTS

Section 82. Application.
Section 83. Wives.
Section 84. Lawful minor children.
Section 85. Infirm and diseased person.
Section 86. Illegitimate children.
Section 87. Rescission and variation of orders.
Section 88. Enforcement of order.

PART V - OFFENCES

Section 89. Application.
Section 90. Desertion of wife.
Section 91. Disobedience of wife.
Section 92. Kheluat.
Section 93. Illicit intercourse between divorced persons.
Section 94. Fornication.
Section 95. Fornication with non-Muslim.
Section 96. Incest.
Section 97. Unlawful solemnization of marriage.
Section 98. Failure to report.
Section 99. Attempts and abetment.
Section 100. Wilful neglet of statutory duty.
Section 101. Penalties.

PART VI - GENERAL

Section 102. Supervision of officers.
Section 103. Validation of judgments, sentences and orders.
Section 104. Pending matters.
Section 105. Rules.
Section 106. Saving of rules and appointment.
Section 107. Repeal.

SCHEDULE

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FORM D
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