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Government drafting amendments to RU355, says PM

PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya is currently drafting amendments to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act (Act 355) to increase the power of the Syariah Court, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

"Throughout 2020 and 2021, the government, through the Islamic and Civil Law technical committee form by the Rulers Conference at a National Ceremony for Islamic Affairs (MKI), had a series of meeting to discuss RU355 in various aspects, particularly the legislation aspect, bills and hukum syarak (Islamic laws) so that RU355 is more comprehensive and is able to empower the Syariah Court.

"Once RU355 is finalised, it will be tabled to states in the Conference on the Coordination of Islamic and Civil Law."

Ismail Sabri was responding to Khal

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