DAP says it will not support amendments to Act 342 that increase fines

PETALING JAYA: DAP will not support the amendments to the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 (Act 342) which would increase the fines for Covid-19 offences.

The party said the decision was made even though the revised Bill, which will be tabled in Parliament in March, will maintain the maximum fine for individuals at RM1,000 and also halve the maximum compound for companies to RM500,000.

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