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Nation 30 Dec 2015 | 2:13 AM

Muslim conversion issues exclusively Syariah Court's jurisdiction

PUTRAJAYA: In majority decision, the Court of Appeal has ruled that issues regarding Muslim conversion are exclusively the jurisdiction of the Syariah Court.

Nation 05 Oct 2013 | 6:07 PM

Ex-Chief Justice suggests Syariah Court be placed under federal jurisdiction

GEORGE TOWN: Former Chief Justice Tun Abdul Hamid Mohamad suggested that the Syariah Court, which is currently under the respective state governments, be placed under the federal government.

Nation 23 May 2013 | 12:00 AM

Syariah Court can annul child's marriage, says SIS

KUALA LUMPUR: The Syariah Court can annul the marriage between the 13-year-old girl in Sabah and the man accused of raping her even if they had been having sex after their marriage.

Nation 15 Nov 2014 | 4:42 PM

Jakim: Civil courts cannot interfere in Syariah court matters under Federal Constitution

KUANTAN: The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) has called on Malaysians to respect Article 121(1A) of the Federal Constitution which provides that the civil courts cannot interfere with the Syariah court.

Community 12 Jan 2013 | 12:00 AM

New Syariah Court complex to be ready next year

PENANG’s new RM36.5mil Syariah Court complex, being constructed in Jalan Batu Gantong, is slightly behind schedule.

Nation 07 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Syariah court finds fake RM100 in payment for summonses

MALACCA: A Syariah court official from Ayer Keroh here has lodged police report over a fake RM100 note, making it the first government agency to fall prey to the counterfeit ringgit notes scam here.

Nation 25 Jul 2013 | 8:04 PM

Beauty pageant contestants who dispute ban can be charged in Syariah court

PEKAN: The four Muslim women who disputed the National Fatwa Council decision banning Muslim women from participating in beauty pageants can be charged in the Syariah Court.

Nation 15 Nov 2014 | 12:00 AM

Criticism over Syariah court plan

PETALING JAYA: Political parties criticised plans to establish a new Syariah Court, saying it was unconstitutional to have one with the same jurisdiction as the civil Federal Court.

Nation 19 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM

Indonesian woman challenges Syariah Court’s fine and jail sentence

GEORGE TOWN: In what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the country, an illiterate Catholic woman is appealing against her conviction by the Syariah Court here for committing khalwat (close proximity) with a non-Muslim at a massage spa.

Nation 17 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM

Lawyer: Non-Muslims can appear in Syariah court

IPOH: A non-Muslim can be present at a Syariah court if he or she has been named a party in a suit, a counsel for a Muslim convert has contended.