ENACTMENT NO. 5 OF 2006
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ENACTMENT 2006

PART V - PROCEEDINGS IN PROSECUTIONS
CHAPTER 8 - OF SENTENCES AND THE CARRYING OUT THEREOF



Section 128. Youthful offenders

(1) When any youthful offender is convicted before any Court of any offence punishable by fine or imprisonment, such Court shall instead of awarding any term of imprisonment in default of payment of the fine or passing a sentence of imprisonment-

(2) The Court before which a youthful offender is convicted may, in addition to or instead of punishing such offender in the manner provided in this section, inflict on his parent or guardian a fine not exceeding two hundred ringgit in any case in which such Court, after summary enquiry, is satisfied that such parent or guardian has, by neglecting to take proper care or otherwise, conduced to the misconduct of such offender:

Provided that no parent or guardian shall be fined without his having had an opportunity of being heard and, if he desires it, of adducing evidence in his defence.




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