Encroachment of Muslims and Malay Rights

Brief of issues 1. The Printing Presses And Publications Act was introduced in 1984. Under Control of Undesirable Publications of the Act ;section 7, the Kementerian dalam Negeri introduced Garis Panduan Penerbitan Kementerian Dalam Negeri (“Guidelines”). 2. A letter issued by Kementerian Dalam Negeri dated 19.05.1986 instructed and expressly among others stated that the words…

Islam is the Religion of the Federation

Article 3 (1) Islam is the religion of the Federation; but other religions may be practised in peace and harmony in any part of the Federation. Article 3 (4) Nothing in this Article derogates from any other provision of this Constitution. NOTE: This Article establishes the sovereignty of Islam as the religion of the Federation.