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Negri Sembilan To Appeal On Cross-Dressing Case

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The Negri Sembilan government will file an appeal either today or tomorrow on the Court of Appeal’s decision in declaring the state Islamic religious enactment barring cross-dressing by Muslim men in public places as unconstitutional.

Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said the state would appoint the best legal team to fight their case at the Federal Court.

Speaking to reporters here today, Mohamad said he was satisfied with the points which have been prepared by the state legal officer.

On Nov 7, the Court of Appeal in a landmark decision declared as invalid a provision in the Negri Sembilan Syariah Law criminalising cross-dressing.MYNEWSHUB

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