ENACTMENT NO. 6 OF 2002
ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW ENACTMENT 2002

PART III - REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES



Section 28. Appointment of Chief Registrar, Deputy and Assistant Registrars of Muslim Marriages, Divorces, and Ruju'

(1) His Royal Highness the Sultan may appoint any qualified public officer to be the Chief Registrar of Muslim Marriages, Divorces, and Ruju' for the purposes of this Enactment, who shall have general supervision and control over Registrars and the registration of marriages, divorces, and ruju' under this Enactment.

(2) His Royal Highness the Sultan may appoint so many qualified persons as may be necessary, to be Senior Registrars, Registrars, or Assistant Registrars of Muslim Marriages, Divorces, and Ruju ' for such mukim masjid in this State as may be specified in the appointments; but in any case the Imam Tua of the masjid shall be an Assistant Registrar of Muslim Marriage, Divorces, and Ruju' for his Mukim Masjid.

(3) His Royal Highness the Sultan may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint any member of the diplomatic staff of Malaysia in any country to be the Registrar of Muslim Marriages, Divorces, and Ruju' for the purposes of this Enactment in that country.

(4) Every person appointed under subsection (2) who is not a public officer shall be deemed to be a public officer for the purposes of the Penal Code [Act 574].




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