Qanun of Aceh, No. 14 of 2003 on Khalwat (Close Proximity)

Law No. 22 of 1999 on Regional Autonomy stipulates that the Indonesian national government acknowledges the Special Region status of the Province of Aceh and grants the provincial government of Aceh the right to include precepts of ‘syariat’ (or Islam) in its local regulations. The Law also grants the Ulama (Islamic religious leaders) a role in the implementation of … Continue reading Qanun of Aceh, No. 14 of 2003 on Khalwat (Close Proximity)