ISLAMIC FAMILY LAW (STATE OF PENANG)
PART VII - GUARDIANSHIP
Hadhanah or Custody of Children
Section 83. Qualifications necessary for custody.
A person to whom belongs the right of upbringing of a child, shall be entitled to exercise the right of hadhanah if—
(a) she is a Muslim;
(b) she is of sound mind;
(c) she is of an age that qualifies her to bestow on the child the care, love, and affection that the child may need;
(d) she is of good conduct from the standpoint of Islamic morality; and
(e) she lives in a place where the child may not undergo any risk morally or physically.
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