ENACTMENT NO. 5 OF 2006
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ENACTMENT 2006

PART VIII - GENERAL



Section 224. Compensation where charge is groundless

Whenever any person causes a Religious Enforcement Officer or a police officer to arrest another person, if it appears to the Judge who takes cognizance of the case that there was no sufficient ground for causing such arrest, the Judge may award such compensation not exceeding one hundred ringgit, to be paid by the person so causing the arrest to each person so arrested for his loss of time and any expenses incurred by him in the matter as the Judge shall think fit.




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