Group must ex­plain

The Sun (Malaysia) - - SPEAK UP -

I RE­FER to the re­cent tabling of the amend­ment in Par­lia­ment that seeks to end the prac­tice of one par­ent uni­lat­er­ally chang­ing the re­li­gion of a mi­nor child as well as clar­i­fy­ing that non-Mus­lim mar­riages can­not be re­solved in the syariah court if one party from a non-Mus­lim mar­riage con­verts and there­fore ends the civil mar­riage.

In this con­text, the Mus­lim Lawyers As­so­ci­a­tion re­it­er­ated that this law is against the Fed­eral Con­sti­tu­tion.

As a lay­man, who is ea­ger to learn new things, may I re­quest the as­so­ci­a­tion to pub­lish its views on why this amend­ment is against the con­sti­tu­tion and which sec­tion of the con­sti­tu­tion these amend­ments will be falling foul of.

Af­ter all it will be good to ed­u­cate the pub­lic on what is right and wrong.

Non Lawyer Kuala Lumpur

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