ENACTMENT NO. 5 OF 2006
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ENACTMENT 2006
PART VII - SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 7 - OF THE TRANSFER OF CRIMINAL CASES
Section 203. Power of the Judge of the Syariah High Court to transfer cases
Whenever it is made to appear to the Judge of the Syariah High Court-
(a) that a fair and impartial trial cannot be had in any Syariah Subordinate Court;
(b) that some question of law of unusual difficulty is likely to arise;
(c) that a view of the place in or near which any offence has been committed may be required for the satisfactory trial of the offence;
(d) that an order under this section will tend to the general convenience of the parties or witnesses; or
(e) that such an order is expedient for the ends of justice, or is required by any provision of this Enactment,
the Judge may order-
(aa) that any particular criminal case be transferred to and tried before the Syariah High Court; or
(bb) that an accused person be tried in another Syariah Subordinate Court.
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