Original Enactment


NEGERI PERAK

ENACTMENT NO. 4 OF 2004
ADMINISTRATION OF THE RELIGION OF ISLAM (PERAK) ENACTMENT 2004

Date of Royal Assent :15 September 2004
Date of publication in the Gazette :22 September 2004
Date of coming into operation :1 June 2005 [Pk P.U. 17/05]
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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Long Title & Preamble

PART I - PRELIMINARY

Section 1. Short title and commencement.
Section 2. Interpretation.
Section 3. Saving of prerogative.

PART II - MAJLIS AGAMA ISLAM DAN 'ADAT MELAYU PERAK

Section 4. Establishment of the Majlis.
Section 5. Legal identity and functions of the majlis.
Section 6. The Majlis shall aid and advise Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan.
Section 7. Duty of the Majlis for the economic and social development of Muslims.
Section 8. Power to establish corporation.
Section 9. Power to establish companies.
Section 10. Power to borrow.
Section 11. Membership of the Majlis.
Section 12. Termination of appointments.
Section 13. Revocation of appointments.
Section 14. All appointments and revocations in the Gazette.
Section 15. Control by the President.
Section 16. Secretary.
Section 17. Attendance of non-members at meetings of the Majlis.
Section 18. Presiding over meetings.
Section 19. Quorum.
Section 20. Conduct of business.
Section 21. Summoning of meetings.
Section 22. Minutes.
Section 23. Order of business.
Section 24. Certified copies of resolution.
Section 25. Application for leave by the President and other members.
Section 26. Action in cases of urgency
Section 27. Committees.
Section 28. Delegation of duties and powers of the Majlis.
Section 29. Appointment of officers and servant of the Majlis.
Section 30. Secrecy.
Section 31. Public servant.
Section 32. Majlis may determine its own procedure.

PART III - THE APPOINTMENT OF THE MUFTI, AUTHORITY IN RELIGIOUS MATTERS, THE FATWA COMMITTEE AND FATWA RELATING TO MATTER OF NATIONAL INTEREST

Section 33. Appointment of Mufti and Deputy Mufti.
Section 34. Funtions of the Mufti.
Section 35. Fatwa Committee.
Section 36. Power of the Fatwa Committee to prepare a fatwa.
Section 37. Procedure in making a fatwa.
Section 38. A fatwa published in the Gazette is binding.
Section 39. Amendment, modification or revocation of fatwa.
Section 40. Fatwa which relates to matters of national interest.
Section 41. Adoption of advice and recommendation of National Fatwa Committee.
Section 42. Request for opinion of Fatwa Committee.
Section 43. Qaul muktamad to be followed.

PART IV - SYARIAH COURTS

Section 44. Establishment of Syariah Courts.
Section 45. Appointment of Chief Syariah Judge.
Section 46. Appointment of Syariah Appeal Court Judges.
Section 47. Appointment of Syariah High Court Judges.
Section 48. Appointment of Syariah Subordinate Court Judges.
Section 49. Registrars.
Section 50. Jurisdiction of Syariah High Court.
Section 51. Jurisdiction of Syariah Subordinate Court.
Section 52. Appeals to Syariah High Court.
Section 53. Application for leave to appeal.
Section 54. Inheritance certificates.
Section 55. Supervisory and reversionery jurisdiction of Syariah High Court.
Section 56. Jurisdiction of Syariah Appeal Court.
Section 57. Supervisory and reversionary jurisdiction of Syariah Appeal Court.
Section 58. Composition of Syariah Appeal Court.
Section 59. Decision by the majority.
Section 60. Continuation of proceedings in Syariah Appeal Court notwithstanding absence of Judge.
Section 61. Open Court.
Section 62. Language.
Section 63. Jurisdiction does not extend to non-Muslims.
Section 64. Reciprocal action.
Section 65. Protection of Judges, Court officials, etc.
Section 66. Rules Committee of the Syariah Courts.

PART V - PROSECUTION AND REPRESENTATION

Section 67. Chief Syariah Prosecutor and Syariah Prosecutors.
Section 68. Religious Enforcement Officers.
Section 69. Peguam Syarie.

PART VI - FINANCIAL

Baitumal and Financial Procedire of the Majlis

Section 70. Establishment of Baitumal.
Section 71. Estimate of income and expenditure.
Section 72. Expenses of the Majlis.
Section 73. Bank accounts.
Section 74. Accounts and annual reports.

Zakat dan Fitrah

Section 75. Power to collect zakat and fitrah.
Section 76. Power to make regulations.
Section 77. Appeal.

Wakaf, Nazr and Trusts

Section 78. Majlis to be sole trustee of wakaf, nazr and trusts.
Section 79. Vesting of wakaf, nazr and trust property in Majlis.
Section 80. Restriction of creation of charitable trusts.
Section 81. Income from wakaf and nazr.
Section 82. Capital of wakaf and nazr.
Section 83. Construction of instrument on wakaf or nazr.
Section 84. Publication of list o wakaf, nazr and trust property.

PART VII - MOSQUES

Section 85. Majlis to be sole trustess of mosque and related land.
Section 86. Restriction on establishment of mosques and penalty.
Section 87. Establishment of mosques.
Section 88. Maintenance of mosque and their compounds.
Section 89. Appointment of Pegawai Masjid.
Section 90. Tauliah of Pegawai Masjid.
Section 91. Tenure of officer of Pegawai Masjid.
Section 92. Control and direction of Pegawai Masjid.
Section 93. Jawatankuasa Kariah.
Section 94. Exemption of mosques.

PART VIII - CHARITABLE COLLECTIONS

Section 95. Charitable collections.

PART IX - CONVERSION TO THE RELIGION OF ISLAM

Section 96. Requirement for conversion to the religion of Islam.
Section 97. Moment of conversion to the religion of Islam.
Section 98. Duties and obligations of a muallaf.
Section 99. Registrar of Muallafs.
Section 100. Registration of Muallafs.
Section 101. Certificate of Conversion to the Religion of Islam.
Section 102. Recognition of muallafs as Muslims.
Section 103. Determination whether a non-registered person is a muallaf.
Section 104. Offence of giving false information.
Section 105. Power to make regulations.
Section 106. Capacity to convert to the religion of Islam.

PART X - RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Section 107. Islamic Religious Teaching Supervisory Committee.
Section 108. Offence of teaching the religion of Islam or any aspect of the religion of Islam without a tauliah.
Section 109. Religion schools.
Section 110. Exemption.

PART XI - GENERAL

Section 111. General power to make regulations.
Section 112. Repeal.
Section 113. Savings and transitional.

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