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Terengganu will emulate Kelantan’s syariah law only with consensus

Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman

Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman

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KUALA TERENGGANU, July 14 2017 : The Terengganu government will follow in the footsteps of the Kelantan government which improved the syariah law after passing the Syariah Criminal Procedure Enactment 2002 (Amendment 2017) Bill at the State Assembly sitting on Wednesday.

However, Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman said that it would only be implemented if all parties, including Barisan Nasional component parties representing other races and other religions in the state, agreed with the implementation of the law.

“The Terengganu government basically supports the bill but we have to get the views from other component parties such as MCA, MIC and Gerakan before it is implemented.
         “We have to take into account their needs, their views and concerns if the law is implemented, but we will give the best explanation possible if we want to implement the law,” he said.
           He was speaking to reporters at the State Umno Liaison Committe’s Aidilfitri celebration here yesterday. – Bernama

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