ENACTMENT NO. 6 OF 2002
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 2002
PART IX - PENALTIES
Section 133. Wilful neglect to comply with order
(1) Without prejudice to the right of any person interested under any order made under this Enactment to enforce the order under this Enactment or under any other law, the Court that made the order, in case of wilful failure to comply therewith, may, where such order requires the payment of any amount, direct the amount due to be levied in the manner by law provided for levying fines imposed by the Court or may sentence the person wilfully failing to comply therewith to imprisonment if the order for each month's payment remains unpaid, or, in any other case, to one year's payment remaining unpaid.
(2) The Court may-
(a) if any order made under subsection (1) provides for payment to be made monthly, sentence the person wilfully failing to comply therewith to imprisonment not exceeding one month for each month's payment remaining unpaid; and
(b) in any other case, sentence the person wilfully failing to comply with the order made under subsection (1) to imprisonment not exceeding one year for any payment remaining unpaid.
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