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Type :article
Subject :Religious law in general. Comparative religious law. Jurisprudence
ISSN :2222-6990
Main Author :Hazhari Ismail
Additional Authors :Muhamad Sa’dan Abdul Aziz
Jaffary Awang
Nur Farhana Abdul Rahman
Mohd Izwan Mohd Yusof
Title :The judicial interpretation of Syariah and civil court for Non-Muslim transgender
Place of Production :Tanjong Malim
Publisher :Fakulti Pembangunan Manusia
Year of Publication :2021
Corporate Name :Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris
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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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