ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW (STATE OF PENANG)
PART III - REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES
Section 28. Appointment of Chief Registrar, Registrars, Deputy Registrars and Assistant Registrars of Muslim Marriages, Divorces and Ruju’.
(1) The Yang di-Pertuan Agong 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) The Yang di-Pertuan Agong 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 kariah masjid in the State of Penang as may be specified in the appointments.
(3) The Yang di-Pertuan Agong 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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