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Gov't mulling partial repeal of UUCA - Maszlee

Kow Gah Chie  |  Published:  |  Modified:

PARLIAMENT | The government is reviewing the possibility of repealing Sections 15 and 16 of the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 (UUCA) which curtails political freedom on campus.

Education Minister Maszlee Malek said this when explaining to the Dewan Negara the measures being taken by the Pakatan Harapan administration to reinstate academic autonomy and political freedom in universities.

"As a long-term measure, UUCA will be abolished and replaced with other laws...

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