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Five years on, minister says plan for National Harmony Act still alive

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PARLIAMENT | The planned National Harmony Act, which was announced more than five years ago, has yet to materialise.

However, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Joseph Kurup said the proposed law has not been scrapped but was still being studied.

"It takes time because we need to take into account the (National Unity Consultative Council) blueprint," he said.

Joseph was responding to Parit Buntar MP Mujahid Yusof Rawa on what had happened to the proposed legislation which was intended to replace the Sedition Act 1948.

The National Unity Consultative Council (NUCC), of which Mujahid was part of, was formed to provide recommendations for the proposed National Harmony Act...

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