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The administration of Islamic law in Malaysia

Ahmad Ibrahim

The administration of Islamic law in Malaysia

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Published by Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaysia.
    • Subjects:
    • Islamic law -- Malaysia.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAhmad Mohamed Ibrahim.
      ContributionsInstitut Kefahaman Islam, Malaysia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKPG479 .A94 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 734 p. ;
      Number of Pages734
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3980437M
      ISBN 109839099523
      LC Control Number2001305384
      OCLC/WorldCa46836882

      It was envisaged that the Federation, while remaining under British rule for the time being, would progress towards eventual self-government. New laws relating to personal law were enacted in most States between and Given that the Syariah court is a creature of State law, it has no power of interpretation on any matter which is the province of the High Court and the subordinate courts, including issues on the interpretation of federal law and State law. On 25 November he converted the children without the mother's knowledge or consent.

      A person does not have such freedom, and so cannot have a say in the judgement given in a syariah court. Marriage registration is obligatory; both parties must apply to the Registrar for permission to marry at least seven days before the wedding. In Pahang, conversion can also be punished with up to six strokes of the cane. It also has the power to act as the executor of a will and administer the estate of a deceased Muslim. Inthe NRD allowed the name change, but refused to change the religious status on her identity card.

      It is only when some jurisdiction is expressly conferred by State law on the Syariah court that Article 1A would apply to exclude the jurisidiction of the High Court and the subordinate courts on that matter. Another step to coordinate the administration of Islamic affairs was the establishment, on 17 Octoberof the National Council for Islamic Affairs by the Conference of Rulers and, under it, the National Fatwa Committee. In Pahang, conversion can also be punished with up to six strokes of the cane. It follows that the High Court has supervisory powers over the Syariah court just as it has supervisory powers over other inferior tribunals, such as the Industrial Court. Various steps have been taken to introduce and apply Islamic values in the fields of economy and trade.


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The administration of Islamic law in Malaysia book

Malaysia maintains two parallel justice systems: the Syariah Court System in each of the thirteen states, and the Civil Court System for the whole Federation. Nothing in the Federal Constitution suggests that the Syariah court is to compete with or be parallel to the civil court on the same subject matter, and this is supported by judicial authorities.

In the same issue of The Star, Abdul Rahman was supported by the third Malaysian prime minister, Hussein Onnwho stated that the "nation can still be functional as a secular state with Islam as the official religion.

Exchange Control Act Act 17 as at These mak andam applied to the High Court for judicial review, which was refused. He converted to Islam after marrying a princess from Pasaiof present-day Indonesia. The Islamic interpretation of the situation is that only the syariah courts can decide who is a Muslim and who is not.

Financial Procedure Act Act 61 as at 5. Tunku Abdul Rahman argued strongly for an article declaring Islam as the official religion of the Federation.

Biosafety Act Act as at The Muslim courts established by State authorities have jurisdiction only over Muslims, and have no jurisdiction over criminal offences, unless specifically conferred by federal law. The syariah courts rarely grant such requests, except in cases where a person has actually lived his or her whole adult life as a person of different religion, and only wants to change the official documents to reflect this fact.

Izwan decides to appeal and seeks help from the Shari'a court to assert his rights. The Sunni schools have four main divisions called mazhabs.

The Syariah laws in Malaysia do not apply to non-Muslims. In any case, Article 1A does not take away the jurisdiction of the High Court to interpret any State law enacted for the administration of Islamic law, such jurisdiction being outside the scope of the State law, although concerning Islamic law.

Through the proceedings, Susie Teoh never appeared in court to testify. So far as Islam was concerned, the result of the development of law by the British in Malaya had the effect of turning the legal system into a secular institution.

Energy Commission Act Act together with Malay version as at At the material time, the publications were, in fact, not subject to any prohibition order by the Home Minister.

This action is believed to be more related to the government's wish to improve relations with China rather than an attempt to undermine the Falun Gong in favour of Islam.

Administration Of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) Act 1993 (Act 505)

Padmanabha Rau. The Court of Appeal eventually rejected both appeals in December X Login with your personal account, and navigate to your bookshelf. Contemporary sharia s : the full spectrum of rules and interpretations that are developed and practiced at present.

The court awarded it with access for the father. Article 74 of the Federal Constitution, read together with the State List, prescribes that Islamic law and Islamic matters — including the establishment of Syariah courts — fall under the jurisdiction of the State.

According to the Sunni school there are four chief sources of Syariah law. The Lina Joy case challenged this view of the situation by taking the problem of apostasy to the Federal Court in Chemical Weapons Convention Act Act 6.

Various steps have been taken to introduce and apply Islamic values in the fields of economy and trade. The Ninth Schedule of the Constitution outlines the legislative lists. Joy further appealed to the Federal Court of Malaysia, the highest court and the court of last resort in Malaysia.

They ruled that the syariah court order "is not binding on the plaintiff wife who is non-Muslim".PART II - MAJLIS AGAMA ISLAM SELANGOR Section 4. Establishment of the Majlis Section 5. Legal identity and functions of the Majlis Section 6.

The Majlis shall aid and advise His Royal Highness the Sultan Section 7. The duty of the Majlis for the economic and social development of Muslims Section 8. Power to establish corporation Section 9.

LAWS OF MALAYSIA.

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Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) Act (Act ) and the. Mutiara Majestic, Jalan Othman, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. LexRead, The fourth edition of Probate and Administration Law in Singapore and Malaysia brings to the lawyer and informed layperson, an update of the law on wills, probate practice, succession and estate duty, since the publication of the previous edition in The readers of the author’s previous editions would be pleased at the retention of his concise and clear style of writing.

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