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Penal Code Amendments: “Bad Bill Bad Process” (BFM 89.9)


I discussed the amendments made to the Penal Code during the 3rd meeting of the 1st Session of the 13th Parliament, with Sharaad Kuttan on the Morning Run.

[audio http://www.bfm.my/assets/site/play.php?f=assets/files/Current%20Affairs/2013-10-23-Podcast-CA-Yu-Ren-Chung.mp3&p=4134&r=18911]

Prelude from BFM:

Speaking on behalf of the Joint Action Group for Gender Equality, Ren Chung explains the position of the NGO coalition about the recently passed amendments to the Penal Code. The statement draws attention to “section 203A, under which someone can be fined up to one million ringgit for disclosing information obtained under any written law” as well as section 326A which while penalising certain types of abuse between married spouses fails to be made consistent with the Domestic Violence Act 1994.

Interview aired on BFM on 23 October 2013.


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