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Selangor syariah law against unnatural sex is invalid: Federal Court

The Federal Court has struck down a provision of the Selangor syariah law that criminalises "unnatural sex".

The nine-person bench chaired by Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat today unanimously allowed a man’s legal challenge against Section 28 of the Syariah Criminal Offences (Selangor) Enactment 1995.

This was on the grounds that the matter falls under the jurisdiction of federal and not state laws...

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