Suicide attempts to be decriminalised


PETALING JAYA: Malaysia could see amendments to the Penal Code to decriminalise attempted suicide as early as the middle of next year, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.

The Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department said at present a policy paper was being drawn up by the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC), taking into consideration the views of stakeholders and approaches of different jurisdictions within the Commonwealth.

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