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Why table Sosma extension again after rejection, MP questions
Published:  Jul 25, 2022 2:10 PM
Updated: 6:10 AM

Klang MP Charles Santiago has questioned the motive behind the re-tabling in Parliament of the motion to extend the effective period of a subsection of the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) for another five years.

Subsection 4(5) of Sosma, which expires on July 31, grants the police special powers to hold individuals arrested and detained under the act for up to 28 days.

“Why bring this up for debate when it has...

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