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Court rules Section 233 of Communications Act is constitutional

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The High Court in Kuala Lumpur today ruled that Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (CMA) is constitutional, and does not violate Articles 8 and 10 of the Federal Constitution.

Article 8 pertains to equality and Article 10 guarantees freedom of expression.

In dismissing Subang MP Sivarasa Rasiah's appeal, Justice Mohd Sofian Abd Razak said freedom of expression is not absolute to those charged under that section...

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