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Name: Penal Code (Act 574).
Country: Malaysia
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1936
Entry into force:
ISN: MYS-1936-L-61339
Bibliography: Penal Code (act 574) (as at 1st August 2002), 2002, International Law Book Services, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 222 pp.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Attorney General's Chambers, Malaysia PDF of Code as amended to 1/2/2018 PDF of Code as amended to 1/2/2018 (consulted on 2015-05-15)
Abstract/Citation: Penal Code of Malaysia. Chapter I contains preliminary provisions; Chapter II general explanations. Chapter III regulates punishments. Chapter IV sets forth general exceptions. Chapter V deals with abetment, Chapter Va, with criminal conspiracy, Chapter VI with offences against the state, Chapter VII with offences relating to armed forces, Chapter VIII with offences against public tranquility, Chapter IX with offences by, or relating to, public servants, Chapter X with contempt of lawful authority of public servants, Chapter XI with false evidence and offences against public justice, Chapter XII with offences relating to coin and government stamps, Chapter XIII with offences relating to weights and measures, Chapter XIV with offences affecting public health, safety, convenience, decency and morals, Chapter XV with offences relating to religion, Chapter XVI with offences affecting the human body, Chapter XVII with offences against property, Chapter XVIII with offences relating to documents and to currency notes and bank notes, Chapter XIX with criminal breach of contracts of service, Chapter XX with offences relating to marriage, Chapter XXI with defamation, Chapter XXII with criminal intimidation, insult and annoyance, and finally Chapter XXIII with attempts to commit offences.
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