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Parliament: New laws tabled to increase punishments for child abusers


KUALA LUMPUR: New laws have been tabled in the Parliament to abolish the caning of child offenders and to increase punishment for those who “abuse, neglect, and oppress” children.

Under amendments to the Child Act 2001, which were tabled by Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim (pic) on Wednesday, several new forms of protection have been included for children.

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