Agam Regency Regulation No. 6 of 2005 on Muslim Dress

This regional regulation makes provision for Muslim dress requirements in the regency of Agam, West Sumatra. It states that all members of Muslim society must (wajib) wear Muslim dress while conducting themselves on a daily basis. Non-Muslim members of society are, similarly, expected to wear appropriate and polite clothing. Article 4 sets out specific dress requirements for Muslim men and women. It states that women are to wear long, loose-fitting clothing that covers their hips and chest, reaches their ankles, with a veil (kerudung) that covers their hair and chest. Meanwhile, men are to wear loose-fitting trousers that reach their ankles or below their knees, but they may wear either a short- or long-sleeved shirt.

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