indahnesia.com - Discover Indonesia Online

    
You are currently in > Forum > In the news > View topic

17-01-2015 18:16 · [news] Three more bodies of AirAsia victims to Surabaya hospital  (1 reaction)
17-01-2015 01:23 · [news] Fuel prices lowered, again  (2 reactions)
17-01-2015 00:14 · [news] President dismisses Sutarman as national police chief  (0 reactions)
16-01-2015 12:44 · [news] Alleged terrorists shot dead three villagers in Poso  (3 reactions)
16-01-2015 02:15 · [news] Indonesia to execute six drug convicts  (0 reactions)

Niek B.
User
spacer line
 

FYI

Islamic court system inaugurated in restive Aceh

JAKARTA (AFP): An Islamic judicial system has been introduced in Indonesia's restive province of Aceh as part of increased autonomy granted to the staunchly Muslim province by Jakarta, a judge said Tuesday.

"The head of the Supreme Court is currently in Aceh to inaugurate the operation of the Sharia Court there," said Andi Syamsu Alam, deputy chairman of the Supreme Court for religious court affairs.

Alam said Supreme Court chairman Bagir Manan inaugurated the system in the provincial capital Banda Aceh on Monday.

Under the new system, 19 district/municipal religious courts and one appeal court based in the Acehnese capital will hear cases in addition to the existing network of secular courts.

"Cases involving non-Muslims are still handled by the (secular) judicial court," Alam told AFP.

The Sharia Court, he said, would not use the penal and civil code but will be based on qanuns, decrees governing formal and material laws on particular issues that are formulated by local government.

Alam said that the Supreme Court remained the highest court of appeal in the Sharia court system.

The government of Indonesia in 2001 accorded broad special autonomy for Aceh as part of efforts to curb dissent and separatism there. ( Emoticon: Shiny

Source: Jakarta Post




You have to be logged in to post a message. You can login by clicking here.
If you do not have an account yet, you can register yourself here.



79,858,696 topic views - 236,818 posts - 13,712 topics - 28,671 members - last post @ 28-02-2020 18:59 CET

Created by indahnesia.com · feedback & contact · © 2000-2020
Other websites by indahnesia.com: ticketindonesia.info · kamus-online.com · indonesiepagina.nl · suvono.nl

130,314,441 pageviews Discover Indonesia Online at indahnesia.com