Movement Control: Offenders face RM1k fine, six months' jail or both


PETALING JAYA: Those who do not abide by the directives under the Movement Control Order (MCO) can be fined not more than RM1,000 or jailed for not more than six months or both, says a Federal Government Gazette.

The Gazette, dated March 18, titled “Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Measures within the infected local areas) Regulations 2020”, with the authority of the Health Minister Datuk Dr Adham Baba, also stated that if the offence was by a body or a company, the director, manager, secretary or anyone in such a capacity could be charged together or as a separate entity.

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