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Penal Code – Act 574 (1936, rev. 1997)

Act 574 – An Act relating to criminal offences.

The Act consists of 23 Chapters and 511 sections.

The Chapters are the following:

  1. Preliminary
  2. General Explanations
  3. Punishments
  4. General Exceptions
  5. Abetment-Criminal Conspiracy
  6. Offences against the State
  7. Offences relating to the Armed Forces
  8. Offences against the Public Tranquillity
  9. Offences by, or relating to, Public Servants
  10. Contempts of the Lawful Authority of Public Servants
  11. False Evidence and Offences against Public Justice
  12. Offences relating to Coin and Government Stamps
  13. Offences relating to Weights and Measures
  14. Offences affecting the Public Health, Safety, Convenience, Decency and Morals
  15. Offences relating to Religion
  16. Offences affecting the Human Body
  17. Offences against Property
  18. Offences relating to Documents and to Currency Notes and Bank Notes
  19. Criminal Breach of Contract of Service
  20. Offences relating to Marriage
  21. Defamation
  22. Criminal Intimidation, Insult and Annoyance
  23. Attempts to Commit Offences

Malaysia-Penal Code Act-1936-1997-eng (full text in English, PDF)

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