Tag: Research

Polygamy Issues by Dr Nik Noriani Nik Badli Shah, Sisters in Islam

20th May 2010 The fact that an elected Member of Parliament has been charged with the offence of committing polygamy without applying for the syariah court’s permission as stipulated for under the provisions of the Islamic Family Law Act (IFL) and enactments (which had been passed by Parliament and the state legislatures) raises significant questions…

Utusan – Response to Mashitah

Merujuk kepada apa yang dikatakan oleh Setiausaha Parlimen di Jabatan Perdana Menteri, Y.B. Datuk Dr Mashitah Ibrahim dalam Utusan Malaysia pada 26 Disember 2005, Sisters in Islam ingin menjelaskan hal-hal yang berikut 1. Mengapa baru dibuat bantahan? Sebenarnya pihak pertubuhan wanita telah mengemukakan syor-syor pembaharuan dan pindaan undang-undang kepada Jabatan Perdana Menteri, dan juga Kementerian…

Issues of Concern to Muslim Women by SIS Forum Malaysia

Except as expressly authorized by this Constitution, there shall be no discrimination against citizens on the ground only of religion, race, descent, place of birth or gender in any law or in the appointment to any office or employment under a public authority or in the administration of any law relating to the acquisition, holding…

Memorandum Kepada Ahli Dewan Senat untuk Mengkaji Semula Rang Undang-Undang Keluarga Islam (Wilayah-Wilayah Persekutuan) (Pindaan) 2005

Diserahkan oleh Joint Action Group on Gender Equality (JAG) Memorandum bersama Joint Action Group on Gender Equality (JAG) ini diserahkan kepada ahli Dewan Senat supaya menarik balik dan mengkaji semula Rang Undang-Undang Keluarga Islam (Wilayah-Wilayah Persekutuan) (Pindaan) 2005, yang telah diluluskan dalam persidangan Dewan Rakyat pada 26 September 2005. Walaupun beberapa pindaan dalam Rang tersebut…

Memorandum on the Administration of Justice in Malaysia

20 February 2001 YB Dato’ Dr Rais Yatim Minister Prime Minister’s Department Aras 3, Blok Barat Bangunan Perdana Putra Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan 62502 Putrajaya Dear YB Dato’, In reference to newspaper reports that you will be submitting a report to the Cabinet on the administration of justice in the country, we would like to…

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