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Penal Code – Act 574, Sections 130N-130Q (1936, rev. 1997)

CHAPTER VIA – OFFENCES RELATING TO TERRORISM
Suppression of financing of terrorist acts

Section 130N. Providing or collecting property for terrorist acts.

Whoever, by any means, directly or indirectly, provides or collects or makes available any property intending, knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe that the property will be used, in whole or in part, to commit a terrorist act shall be punished–

(a)  if the act results in death, with death; and

(b)  in any other case, with imprisonment for a term of not less than seven years but not exceeding thirty years, and shall also be liable to fine, and shall also be liable to forfeiture of any property so provided or collected or made available.

Section 130O. Providing services for terrorist purposes

(1) Whoever, directly or indirectly, provides or makes available financial services or facilities–

(a)  intending that the services or facilities be used, or knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe that the services or facilities will be used, in whole or in part, for the purpose of committing or facilitating the commission of a terrorist act, or for the purpose of benefiting any person who is committing or facilitating the commission of a terrorist act; or

(b)  knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe that, in whole or in part, the services or facilities will be used by or will benefit any terrorist, terrorist entity or terrorist group,

shall be punished-

(aa) if the act results in death, with death; and

(bb) in any other case, with imprisonment for a term of not less than seven years but not exceeding thirty years, and shall also be liable to fine.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), “financial services or facilities” includes the services and facilities offered by lawyers and accountants acting as nominees or agents for their clients.

Section 130P. Arranging for retention or control of terrorist property.

Whoever knowingly enters into an arrangement that facilitates the acquisition, retention or control by or on behalf of another person of terrorist property by concealment, by a removal out of jurisdiction, by transfer to a nominee or in any other way shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to thirty years, and shall also be liable to fine and to forfeiture of any property so acquired, retained or controlled.

Section 130Q. Dealing with terrorist property.

(1) Whoever knowingly deals, directly or indirectly, in any terrorist property shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to twenty years, or with fine and shall also be liable to forfeiture of any property so dealt with.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), “deals in” includes–

(a)  acquiring or possessing any terrorist property;

(b)  entering into or facilitating, directly or indirectly, any transaction in respect of terrorist property;

(c)  converting, concealing or disguising terrorist property; or

(d)  providing any financial or other services in respect of any terrorist property to or for the benefit of, or at the direction or order of, any terrorist, terrorist entity or terrorist group.

Followed by Section 130B, which contains the definitions and interpretation of the terms used in this Section.

Malaysia-Penal Code Act-Section 130N to 130Q-1936-1997-eng (full text in English, PDF)

link to the complete text of the Penal Code: Malaysia-Penal Code Act-1936-1997-eng

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