PBT can take action on unregistered religious schools - Fuziah
Last update: 07/12/2018
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 (Bernama) -- Local Authorities (PBTs) are urged to take action against tahfiz school premises which have not been registered with any state Islamic religious office.
Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs) Fuziah Salleh said tahfiz schools which have registered with a religious office should get the prior approval of the PBT before they could operate.
"The religious department are not authorised to shut down the tahfiz schools because this is not the rule of law. However since the premises need to be registered with the PBT, they (PBTs) have the power to shut down the premises if they are not registered.....