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22nd. OCTOBER, 2013


in the service or pay of Government or Majlis, or remunerated by fees or commission for the performance of any public duty;

"religion other than Islam" means—

(a) any religion other than Islam or any variation, version, form or branch of any such religion;
(b) any doctrine, belief, ideology, philosophy, or any group or system of practices or performances, where—
(i) one of its natures is the worship of an entity or spiritual power or magic whether it exists or thought to exist; or
(ii) it admits that its purpose or one of its purposes is the attainment of spiritual wisdom or spiritual existence,

which is not recognised by the religion of Islam;

"Religious Enforcement Officer" has the meaning assigned to it under the Syariah Courts Act (Chapter 184);

"repent" means to realise, to regret and to relinquish a wrongful act and intention to correct oneself with a determination not to repeat the same;

"sulh" means a settlement or an agreement;

"syahadah" has the same meaning assigned to it under section 3(1) of the Syariah Courts Evidence Order, 2001 (S 63/2001);

"syahid" has the same meaning assigned to it under section 3(1) of the Syariah Courts Evidence Order, 2001 (S 63/2001);

"Syar'ie Judge" has the same meaning assigned to it under section 2 of the Syariah Courts Act (Chapter 184);

"tazkiyah al syuhud" has the same meaning assigned to it under section 3(1) of the Syariah Courts Evidence Order, 2001 (S 63/2001);

"wali" means wali nasab and includes female;

"wali-ad-dam" means heir or heirs of the victim of a crime who has the right to pardon the offender who has committed an offence against the victim.

(2) All words and expressions used in this Order and not defined therein but defined in the Interpretation and General Clauses Act (Chapter 4), shall have
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