Malaysia may need to amend constitution on religious conversion of children

24 November 2016
A proposed amendment of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce Act) must be preceded by an amendment to the Federal Constitution, say Shariah lawyers. Faisalludin Mohamat Yusuff agreed with the overall proposal but said including Section 88A, a new clause, was unconstitutional. “Article 12(4) of the Federal Constitution states the religion of a child under the age of 18 years shall be decided by [...] Read more here: Malay Mail Online


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