Federal Court allows challenge to Syariah jurisdiction on unnatural sex

Wong Kai Hui

Modified 27 May 2020, 3:51 am

The Federal Court has granted leave for a challenge filed by a man who was charged in the Selangor Syariah High Court with attempting to commit unnatural sexual intercourse.

The application from the man challenged the constitutionality of Section 28 of the Syariah Criminal Offences (Selangor) Enactment 1995 on "sexual intercourse against the order of nature"...

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