Government moves to protect monarchy from humiliation, attacks

Last update: 10/01/2019
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- The government is to enact new legislation to protect the sanctity of the institution of the monarchy from being humiliated and attacked by irresponsible people, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said today.

He said some existing laws would also be amended for the purpose.

“Ours is a constitutional monarchy. So, the government must always ensure that our rulers are protected from unfounded slander and attacks by irresponsible people,” he told reporters after delivering the 2019 new year message to staff of the Legal Affairs Division in the Prime Minister’s Department.

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