Country Malaysia
Year 1997
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

According to Article 367 of the Penal Code, Whoever kidnaps or abducts any person in order that such person may be subjected, or may be so disposed of as to be put in danger of being subjected to grievous hurt or slavery, or to the unnatural lust of any person, or knowing it to be likely that such person will be so subjected or dispose of, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/MYS/1-2, para 450


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