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SUPP hails move to amend S'wak's syariah court ordinance

JM Joseph  |  Published:  |  Modified:

SUPP secretary-general Sebastian Ting has praised the recent proposal by Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg to amend the Syariah Court Ordinance 2001.

“This is indeed a welcoming and bold move by our chief minister to get things going for the four converts,” he told Malaysiakini when contacted today.

Ting said to choose one’s religion is one of the major guarantees in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) and this is “clearly stated” in the constitution as well, and all parties must respect it...

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