KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Bernama) -- The Dewan Negara which sat for 10 days
since April 23 adjourned sine die today.
During the course of the sitting, the Dewan passed 21 bills including the
Supplementary Supply Bill (2011) 2012) and Security Offences Bill (Special
Measures) 2012, which replaced the Internal Security Act (ISA) 1960.
Four other bills related to security were passed without any amendments
namely the Penal Code Bill (Amendment) 2012); Criminal Procedure Code
(Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012; Evidence (Amendment) Bill 2012 and Territorial
Sea Bill 2012.
The Dewan also passed the Arbitration Bill 2012 and the Malaysia Institute
of Road Safety Research Bill 2012.
Three bills on finance also received the nod of the Dewan which were the
Income Tax (Amendment) Bill 2012; Financial Report (Amendment) Bill 2012 and the
Labuan Companies Bill (Amendment) 2012.
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Other bills passed were the Rukun Tetangga Bill 2012; the Malaysia
Volunteers Corps Bill 2012; Jasa Perkasa Persekutuan (Remembrance Allowance)
Bill 2012; Pingat Tentera Udara (Remembrance Allowance) Bill 2012; Universities
and University Colleges (Amendment) Bill 2012; the Private Higher Educational
Institutions (Amendment) Bill 2012; the Educational Institutions (Discipline)
(Amendment) Bill 2012); Capital Markets and Services (Amendment) Bill 2012
and the Printing Presses and Publications (Amendment) Bill 2012).
The sitting today also accepted a motion to withdraw the the Election
Offences (Amendment) Bill) which was passed by the Dewan Rakyat on April 19.
The sitting this time also witnessed the re-appointment of Mohd Khalid Ahmad
as a senator and appointment of Koperasi Gula Perlis chairman Abdul Shukor Mohd
Sultan as a new senator.
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