Repeal/Amend Repressive Laws

Manifesto items have been compiled from articles and statements on the internet and Aliran sources. The following sources are referred to by the following initials and you can reach them by clicking on the following hyperlinks:
PP: People’s Plan, part of The People’s Declaration updated 2008 for GE12 in Haris Ibrahim’s blog.
CR: Agenda for Concrete Reforms, drawn up by civil society leaders for GE13 as reported by Dr Kua Kia Soong in Malaysiakini.
BJ: Buku Jingga, Pakatan Rakyat’s manifesto for GE13.
B5: Bersih 5 Demands

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RefManifesto ItemSourceImplementationClassificationVote
A!Free AnwarI yearspecific
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A2Repeal National Security Council ActAliran, B5I yearspecific
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A3Sedition ActAliran, PP, Cr, BJ, B5I yearMore work required
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A4Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA)Aliran, B5I yearMore work required
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A5Prevention of Crime Act 1959 (“POCA”)Aliran, B5I yearMore work required
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A6The Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma) 2012Aliran, B5I yearMore work required
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A7Offficial Secrets Act (OSA)PPI yearMore work required
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A8Whistle Blowers protection ActPP, BJI yearMore work required
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A9Societies ActCRI yearMore work required
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A10Publishing & Printing Presses ActCR, PP, B5I yearMore work required
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A11Peaceful Assembly Act 2011CR, B5I yearMore work required
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A12Police ActCR, PP, B5I yearMore work required
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A13University and University Colleges ActCR, PP, BJI yearMore work required
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A14Form Independent Commission to study which repressive laws should be repealed.
Comment: work can begin now; why wait until the election is won?
CR, PP?More work required
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