Azalina: Article 88A covering child conversion not included in fresh Bill

Controversial issue: Azalina says the Government hopes that the fresh amendments would be viewed positively to protect multi-racial principles of the country.

KUALA LUMPUR: The controversy over the unilateral conversion of a child to Islam by a spouse is expected to remain a topic of heated debate after attempts to amend the law took a further twist in Parliament.

The Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) (Amendment) Bill 2016 was deferred for the second time since it was tabled in November to resolve the issue.

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