Amendments passed to make stalking a crime

3/10/2022 6:11:00 PM

KUALA LUMPUR: Amendments which make stalking a crime in Malaysia have been passed in the Dewan Rakyat.

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The amendments were tabled for the second and third readings by Deputy Minister in the PM's Department Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin . Read more:

KUALA LUMPUR: Amendments which make stalking a crime in Malaysia have been passed in the Dewan Rakyat .

In tabling the Bill for amendments to the Penal Code, Mas Ermieyati said the law was needed to complement the anti-sexual harassment law passed in the last Dewan Rakyat meeting.She said the anti-stalking provision is for criminal offences while the Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill was more for civil claims.

“The burden of proof for both laws is different, which is why we need this amendment to fill the lacuna in the anti-sexual harassment law, and (the laws) can complement one another,” she said.The Bill tabled Monday sought to amend the Penal Code (Act 574) to introduce a new section, 507A.

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In tabling the Bill for amendments to the Penal Code, Mas Ermieyati said the law was needed to complement the anti-sexual harassment law passed in the last Dewan Rakyat meeting. She said the anti-stalking provision is for criminal offences while the Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill was more for civil claims. "The easing of international travel protocols and relaxation of the entry procedures to Malaysia will also increase the travel demand to the country and boost connectivity from other international continents. “The burden of proof for both laws is different, which is why we need this amendment to fill the lacuna in the anti-sexual harassment law, and (the laws) can complement one another,” she said. “The first set was hard and very close as we were both tired. The Bill tabled Monday sought to amend the Penal Code (Act 574) to introduce a new section, 507A. Turkish Airlines operated its first direct flight to Kuala Lumpur on April 25, 2013, with three flights per week. It states that a person is deemed to have committed stalking if the individual repeatedly, by any act of harassment, intends to cause – or ought to know that such an act causes – distress, fear or alarm to any person with regard to their safety. The viral message also claimed that human organs were available for sale at between RM10,000 and RM800,000.

Those convicted may be sentenced to imprisonment of not more than three years, a fine or both. MAHB, having witnessed Turkish Airlines' rapid growth in Malaysia throughout the years, expressed confidence in the airline's continued success at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). I’m very delighted to have won it. As for the CPC, the amendments among others seek to introduce a new chapter into Act 593 to empower the court, upon application, to issue a protection order against a person who is being investigated for, or is charged with, an offence of stalking under the new Section 507A of the Penal Code. Article type: free . Currently, 42 foreign airline partners are operating at the MAHB network of airports.