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|Abstract : Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris|
|The life of non-Muslim transgender is influenced by the views on sexual minority act or actions of various religions. This work will examine the problems facing by transgender among Hindu and Buddhist followers in Malaysia within a civil law. On top of that, this work also examined the Muslim transgender case heard at Syariah court law. The work underlined the need for non-Muslim transgender to have the cases in the civil court. In addition, western ideologies have also motivated non-Muslim transgender to legalize transgender as a third gender identity in Malaysia. In addition, in Syariah court jurisdiction, non-Muslim transgender was not affected. This research also suggested that Article 121(1A) prevail, upholding the both Civil court and Syariah courts; two different jurisdictions. The future work will be focused on non-Muslim LGBT identities and religious beliefs.
Keywords: Transgender, Syariah Court, Civil Court, Non-Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu.|
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