Tag: Act 355
He says the government cannot amend the act because his suit on the matter is pending.
This includes the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act or Act 355.
Centhra chief executive says shariah laws such as RUU355 have nothing to do with non-Muslims.
High Court judicial commissioner Rohani Ismail dismisses Mahamad Naser Disa's application to strike out Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad’s defamation suit against him.
Tawfik Ismail cites the party's call to Amanah to support amendments to the Shariah Courts Act.
Prominent lawyer Gurdial Singh notes that Mahathir has been vocal against hudud, while PKR's stand on Syariah Court bill isn't clear.
PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang should have realised much earlier in the political game that if the government really wanted to pass the bill, it would have tabled it through normal channels.
Despite being listed on the Dewan Rakyat sitting’s order paper, no time slot has been provided to debate the motion on the bill which seeks to enhance the powers of the Shariah Court.
Gopal Sri Ram says courts must follow established principles and bending them would set a dangerous precedent.
High Court rules it has jurisdiction to hear suit by former MP Tawfik Ismail against Dewan Rakyat Speaker.
Communications and multimedia minister asks why PPBM's Mukhriz Mahathir chooses to tell people he is from Brunei and not another country.
Upko Youth chief Arthur Sen accuses Warisan’s Terrence Siambun of trying to incite Christians to go against Upko with his ‘poisonous Christmas gift’.
He says the religion seeks good governance and justice, but it's wrong to use it as a tool to win votes.
PPBM president says controversial portion of Abdul Hadi Awang’s speech in 1981 has caused a deep and lasting split among Malay-Muslims.
Religious issues shouldn't be seen as sensitive in a country proud of its diverse cultures, says ex-deputy minister.
The withdrawn bills are the Employment Insurance System (EIS) Bill 2017 and the Stamp (Amendment) Bill 2017.
PAS ulama council president Mahfodz Mohamad says party wants to have more seats in Dewan Rakyat to ensure bill is passed, as some Umno MPs don't support it now.
DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng says Umno information chief Annuar Musa's offer to help PAS amend law to enhance shariah punishments is proof both will cooperate in GE14.
Writer says removal of clause on unilateral conversion from amendment to Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act shows government is eager to please PAS.
Ba' Kelalan assemblyman says Umno is using Act 355 as a 'political tool'.
It is in the interest of Malay Rulers that Malays and other Muslim Malaysians remain modern and progressive in their outlook and values, says Zaid Ibrahim.
Private member's bill by PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang will not be debated yet despite being last item at close of previous parliament session on April 6.
This way, both the federal and state governments can avoid 'shooting ourselves in the foot', says Douglas Uggah.
Jaringan Muslimin Pulau Pinang chairman says non-Muslims are not supposed to join Muslims in breaking fast, but can participate after the religious rites have been completed.