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Many disagree with harsh punishment on Act 342 amendment

Should a person who violates Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOP) be jailed for seven years or slapped with the maximum RM100,000 fine or both?

Up to RM1 million compound for companies, organisations that violate SOP

Companies, factories and government agencies violating the standard operating procedures (SOP) set to control the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak can be compounded up to RM1 million following amendments to the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1998 (Act 342)

Factories do not fear RM1,000 compound – DPM

The compound imposed on factories which violate the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) would return to RM1,000 after the end of the Emergency Ordinance on 1 August

Only the Federal Government has the power to shut factories –...

The Selangor local authority (PBT) has no power to shut down factories to curb the spread of Covid-19 as the power lies in the hands of the Federal Government.