Lawmakers unite in call to refine Departure Levy Bill

Kow Gah Chie


Lawmakers from both sides of the divide have called on Putrajaya to refine the Departure Levy Bill 2019, which would impact any person who leaves the country if passed.

In debating the bill at the policy stage in the Dewan Rakyat today, lawmakers from Pakatan Harapan, BN and Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) wanted certain groups of Malaysians to be exempted from the levy...

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