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PAS: Non-Muslims must 'play fair' on Act 355 or else...

Alyaa Alhadjri
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A PAS lawmaker today raised concerns that continued resistance from non-Muslims against amendments to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (Act 355) would trigger a similar objection from Muslims towards proposed amendments to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976.

PAS secretary-general Takiyuddin Hassan said while non-Muslims would not be affected by the motion brought by party president Abdul Hadi Awang, there are Muslims who could be affected by the law that governs marriage, divorce and custody for non-Muslims.

In stressing that PAS has always respected the rights of non-Muslims, Takiyuddin said: “So I am asking that we play a fair game.

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