ENACTMENT NO. 5 OF 2006
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ENACTMENT 2006
PART VII - SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 4 - SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO EVIDENCE
Section 193. Where person bound to give evidence intends to leave Malaysia
Whenever it is proved to the satisfaction of a Judge that any witness bound to give evidence upon the trial of any seizable offence intends to leave Malaysia and that the ends of justice would be probably defeated if such person were not present at the trial to give evidence, he may, upon the application of the Chief Syarie Prosecutor or accused and upon due provision being made for his maintenance and for compensating him for his detention and loss of time, commit such person to the civil prison until the trial or until he shall give satisfactory security that he will give evidence at the trial.
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