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Name: Native Court (Native Customary Laws) Rules 1995.
Country: Malaysia - Sabah
Subject(s): Indigenous and tribal peoples
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1995-12-28
Entry into force:
Published on: Government Gazette, State of Sabah. First Supplement, 1995-12-28, No. S8, pp. 173-195
ISN: MYS-1995-R-46047
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=46047&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Government Gazette, State of Sabah. First Supplement, 1995-12-28, No. S8, pp. 173-195
English translation English translation State Attorney General's Chambers, Malaysia, Sabah (consulted on 2008-04-02)
Abstract/Citation: Sets forth customary punishment for violations of indigenous customary laws, including assault, sexual offences, theft, and breaches in relation to marital vows and burial customs. Inter alia, termination of betrothal without reason, sexual relations between unmarried persons, and marriage before an elder sibling shall be punishable by fines, haematic penalties, imprisonment, or customary amends of livestock.
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