Tag: illegitimate children
Earlier bench could not deliver judgment as four of the five judges have retired.
Retired judge Gopal Sri Ram says a fresh panel should be convened as at least three are needed from the original five-man bench.
The three-man Federal Court bench says it is allowing the government's application to find other solutions to the issue.
Three judges from the initial five-member panel will deliver the decision directly instead of the appeal being reheard.
Chief Justice Richard Malanjum says this can be done as three of the original five judges from the bench are available, as required by law.
The Selangor Islamic Department says naming an illegitimate Muslim child after the biological father can lead to bigger problems as his guardianship is not valid in Islam.
This is the second time the Perlis mufti defends his support for the recent court judgment on naming out-of-wedlock Muslim children.
Smart Parents disagrees with Court of Appeal.
PKR Wanita chief Zuraida Kamaruddin gives three recommendations on how to achieve this.
However representative from NGO that combats baby dumping and sale disagrees, saying issue of stigmatisation must be fought with change in society's mindset, not change of name.
The Muslim women's rights group says the Court of Appeal's decision against the National Registration Department fulfils the shariah's objective of protecting life.
Civil rights group says any circular or government order must be based on civil law, not religious edicts that have not gone through legislative process in Parliament.
Muslims must be wary of Islamic leaders whose only interest is to send people to jail, and whose only idea for solving problems involves punishment.
National Registration Department says Muslim children born less than six lunar months from the date of the mother’s marriage are considered illegitimate.