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Nation 26 Apr 2022 | 7:00 AM

Maria Chin gets seven-day jail for contempt of court

KUALA LUMPUR: Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah was sentenced to seven days in jail by the Syariah High Court for committing contempt of court in her criticism of the court’s decision to impose a jail term on a businessman’s former wife.

Letters 26 Mar 2022 | 7:00 AM Premium

Change mindset on women leaders

Letter from DR NORAZRIN ZAMRI, Senior lecturer Akademi Pengajian Bahasa, Pusat Asasi, Universiti Teknologi Mara.

Nation 23 Mar 2022 | 6:36 PM

PM: Govt to propose Syariah Court divorces, alimony to be decided together

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will propose that Syariah Court judges deliver divorce and alimony decisions simultaneously, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

Nation 22 Feb 2022 | 7:00 AM

Only civil courts can review

PUTRAJAYA: The Selangor Syariah Court has no power to hear judicial review cases relating to the decision by its state religious authorities, declares the Federal Court.

Nation 22 Feb 2022 | 7:00 AM

Selangor assembly accepts apex court ruling

KLANG: The Selangor State Legislative Assembly accepts and respects the Federal Court’s decision that it cannot empower the state’s Syariah courts to hear judicial reviews in regards to decisions made by the state’s religious authorities.