Recent Developments in the Administration of Islamic Law in Malaysia

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Recent Developments in the Administration of Islamic Law in Malaysia

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Ahmad Ibrahim and Alilemah Joned, TheMalaysian Legal System, 1987, Chapters 1-3 and Shaik Abdul Latif and Other v. Shaik Elias Bux (1915) LFMSLR 204. 2 Liaw Yock Fang (ed.), Undang-Undang Melaka, The Hague, 1976. J.E. Kempe and R.O. Winstedt, A Malay Legal Digest of Pahattg, JMBRAS 21 Part 1, 1948, pp. 1-67; J.R. Logan, A Translation of the Malayan Lalvs of tbe Principality of Johore, JI EA, 1955, pp. 71-95; R.O. Winstedt, Kedah Lams, JMBRAS 2, 1928, pp. 1-44. Sec Zubir Embong, Sejarah Uradatag-Uttdang Kehakiman Islam Termgganu scbelunt campurtangan British, Project Paper, University of Malaya, 1978/1979 and Shaik Ahmad Ismail, Perlaksanaan Hukuman Hudud dan Kesannya di negeri Teren�anu, Project Paper, International Islamic University., 1990/1991. 117

5 MajallahAhham Johore 1331 AH zndAhkam Shariyyah Johore 1949. See Hapipah Moncl, Pentadbiran Undang-Undang Islam, Project Paper, University of Malaya, 1978/1980. 6 Civil Law Enactment, 1937, Federated Malay States, extended to the Unfederated Malay States . by the Civil Law (Extension) Ordinance 1951. Civil Law Ordinance 1956, Federation of Malaya Ordinance No. 5 of 1956, modified and extended to Sabah and Sarawak by PU (A) 424/1971. 8 Civil Law Act, 1956 (Act 67), s. 3. 9 Civil Law Act, 1956, s. 5. 10 ( 1927) 6 FMSLR 128.

is Cap. 196 of the revised edition, 1935 replaced in Selangor by Selangor Enactment No. 3 of 1952, in Pahang by Pahang Enactment No. 5 of 1956 and in Negeri Sembilan by Negeri Sembilan No. 1 of 1957. 12 Selangor Administration of Islamic Law Enactment, 1952. 13 No. 43 of 1948. �4 Federal Constitution, Art. 121(1). 15 Federal Constitution, Art. 160, definition of "law". is Federal Constitution, 9th Schedule, List I 1 (1). ).

17 No. 97 of 1959 (revised 1972) and numbered Act 97. 18 No. 98 of 1955 (revised 1972) and numbered Act 98. 19 Federal Constin1tion, 9th Schedule, List 11((1). z° Act 23 of 1965, now revised and known as the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (Act 355). 21 Muslim Court (Criminal Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Act 1984. zz Selangor Administration of Muslim Law Enactment, 1952, s. 45(6). 23 See Mvriam v. Mohammed Ariff ( 1971 ) I MLJ 265; Tengku Maria v. Commissioner of Religious Affairs. Tere¡¡llganu and Others ( 1969) 1 MLJ 110; ( 1970) 1 MLJ 222.

Z* Federal Constitution, Art. 121 ( lA). z5 See for example the Selangor Administration of Muslim Law Enactment, 1952. '-n Selangor Administration oFMuslim Law Enactment 1952, ss. 53, 74 and 93. 27 Kelantan Islamic Familv Law Enactment, 1983, Kedah Islamic Family Law Enactment, 1979 and Malacca Familv Law Enactment, 1983.

Z8 Kelantan Islamic Family Law Enactment, 1983, as amended in 1985 and 1987. 29 Islamic Family Law (Federal Territory) Act, 1984. The Selangor Islamic Family Law Act 1984 which follows the Federal Territory Law has now been amended accordingly - see Islamic Familv Law (Amendment) Enactment, 1988. ;° See N�fsiah 1'. Abdul Majid(l969) 2 MLJ 174; Myriam 1'. MohamedAriff(1971) IMLJ 265 and Robetts 1'. Umi Kalthorn (1966) IMLJ 163. 3t See Selangor Administration of Muslim Law Enactment, 1989 (No. 2 of 1989). 32 Ibid., s. 28. 33 Ibid., s. 30. 34 Ibid., Part 111. ;s See Kelantan Evidence Enactment of the Syariah Court, 1991 (No. 2 of 1991).

.\6 See Selangor Svariah Criminal Procedure Code, 1991 (No. 6 of 1991). ). 37 See Selangor Svariah Procedure Code, 1991 (No. 7 of 1991). ). 38 Draft Enforcement of Summons, Warrants and Orders Bill. 11 Pahang Pc9uam Siaiie Rules, 1990; Johoc Pequam Siaiie Rules, 1982; Kedah Pcquam S_var-ie Rules, 1988.

ao Federal Constitution, 9th Schedule, List 11( 1). 41 Ibid. 42 Federal Constitution, 9th Schedule, List 1(4)(c). 43 Revised as Act 56. � Revised as Act 351

4ó Act 164. 40 National Land Code (Act 56 of 1965), s. 4 Definition of Trust. 47 Ibid., s. 4 definition of Court. 48 Act 344, s. 20. 49 act 263. ''"Act67. 51 (1966) 1 MLJ 163. 52 (1985) 2 MLJ 98.

S3 Islamic Familv Law (Federal Territory) Act, 1984, s. 2(1). 54 Sec Mansjasn r. Kamarinh ( 1988) 7 JH 289. ss (1992) 1 MLJ 1. S6 National Land Code (Amendment) Bill. S7 Act 136. 58 Act 382. S9 In thc Contract Act, I'artncrship Act and Sale of Goods Act, SSM No. 1-3. Act 93.

°� Act 32.

62 (1992) 2MLJ 793 at p. 803. 6.1 Ibid., at p. 800.

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