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Saturday, April 12, 2008

Some Excellent Points on Religious Conversion to Consider....

We have not seen the authorities' proposals to safeguard religious harmony wrt conversions but this letter is worth a read.

The writer proposes an official hearing like a Family Court whereby the intending convert will make an official declaration of his/her intention and how the children and common property will be treated.

A mere letter will not be adequate but a more public process. Untill the process in the secular court is finalised, there should be no involvement of the Syariah officers.
Let us hope this procedure is approved soon.

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