Gubernur Provinsi Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, Posted by Daniel Peterson, 10 June 2016
This qanun places an absolute prohibition on gambling, which it defines as all activities and/or conduct, as well as situations, directed towards the placing of a bet. It places an onus on the governor, regents/mayors, sub-district leaders, heads of households and village heads, to implement the contents of this qanun, and instructs the governor and regents/mayors to establish a shari'a police (Wilayatul Hisbah) to ensure its implementation. The qanun prescribes as punishment for individuals found guilty of gambling 6-12 strokes of the cane, and for legal and non-government bodies a fine of between IDR 15-35 million.
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