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Act 355 amendments, new law on spreading of non-Muslim religions afoot

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Modified 15 Mar 2021, 10:17 am

Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Ahmad Marzuk Shaary said several new syariah legislation will be created and others amended under a five-year plan.

He said among the changes afoot will be amendments to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (Act 355) and introducing a Control and Restriction on the Propagation of Non-Muslim Religions Bill.

“In order to strengthen syariah, particularly in the federal territories, the government drafted the Strengthening Syariah Laws Plan...

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