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INDIRA GANDHI MUTHO v. PENGARAH JABATAN AGAMA ISLAM PERAK & ORS AND OTHER APPEALS
Federal Court, Putrajaya
Zulkefli Ahmad Makinuddin PCA, Richard Malanjum CJSS, Zainun Ali, A Samah Nordin, Ramly Ali FCJJ
[Civil Appeals No: 01(f)-17-06-2016(A), 01(f)-18-06-2016(A) & 01(f)-19-06-2016(A)]
29 January 2018
[2018] 2 MLRA 1

JUDGMENT

Zainun Ali FCJ:

[1] The often misunderstood concept of Islamisation surrounding the issue of religious conversion of young children into the Islamic faith makes articulation of this issue important.

Background Of The Appeals

[2] There are three appeals before this court. They are:

i. Civil Appeal No: 01(f)-17-06-2016 (A) (Appeal No 17)

ii. Civil Appeal No: 01(f)-18-06-2016 (A) (Appeal No 18)

iii. Civil Appeal No: 01(f)-19-06-2016 (A) (Appeal No 19)

[3] The appellant in the appeals, Indira Gandhi a/p Mutho is appealing against the decision of the Court of Appeal dated 30 November 2015 allowing the appeals filed by the respondents in Appeals No 17, 18 and 19, respectively.

[4] The Court of Appeal set aside the decision of the High Court in allowing the appellant's application for judicial review for an order of certiorari to quash the certificates of conversion to Islam of the children in her marriage with Patmanathan a/l Krishnan, the respondent in Appeal No 19.

CASE HIGHLIGHTS

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Federal Court, Putrajaya
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[Civil Appeal No: 02(i)-27-04-2015(W)]
15 August 2016 [+]
TAN POOI YEE v. KETUA PENGARAH JABATAN PENDAFTARAN NEGARA
High Court Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
[2016] 5 MLRH 501
24NCVC-1306-08-2015
18 July 2016 [+]
ILANGOVAN KRISHNAN v. SHIYA SDN BHD
Industrial Court, Johor
[2016] 2 MELR 374
16/4-157/15
27 April 2016 [+]
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