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Malaysia

Government Laws

NO Specific Trafficking in Persons Statute
Malaysia does not have a law that specifically addresses trafficking in persons or that recognizes trafficked men and women as victims or provide them with shelter counseling, and assistance in repatriation.

Women and Girls Protection Act, Act 106 (1973) - Part 1 - Preliminary
(Taken verbatim from http://www.protectionproject.org/) An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to the protection of women and girls and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

Women and Girls Protection Act, Act 106 (1973) - Part 2 - Powers of the Minister
(Taken verbatim from http://www.protectionproject.org/) PART II-POWERS OF THE MINISTER 3.

Women and Girls Protection Act, Act 106 (1973) - Part 3 - Powers of Detention and Enquiries
(Taken verbatim from http://www.protectionproject.org/) PART III-POWERS OF DETENTION AND ENQUIRIES 7.

Women and Girls Protection Act, Act 106 (1973) - Part 4 - Offences
(Taken verbatim from http://www.protectionproject.org/) PART IV-OFFENCES 16.

Women and Girls Protection Act, Act 106 (1973) - Part 5 - Powers of Search, Seizure and Arrest and Penalties for Obstructing the Exercise of Such Powers
(Taken verbatim from http://www.protectionproject.org/) PART V - POWERS OF SEARCH, SEIZURE AND ARREST AND PENALTIES FOR OBSTRUCTING THE EXERCISE OF SUCH POWERS 23.

Women and Girls Protection Act, Act 106 (1973) - Part 6 - Miscellaneous
(Taken verbatim from http://www.protectionproject.org/) An Act to amend and consolidate the law relating to the protection of women and girls and to provide for matters incidental thereto.

Women and Girls Protection Act, Act 106 (1973) - First Schedule
(Taken verbatim from http://www.protectionproject.org/) SECOND SCHEDULE (Section 38 (3) Women and Girls Protection Enactment of the State of Johore Cap.

Women and Girls Protection Act, Act 106 (1973) - Second Schedule
(Taken verbatim from http://www.protectionproject.org/) SECOND SCHEDULE (Section 38 (3) Women and Girls Protection Enactment of the State of Johore Cap.

Women and Girls Protection Act, Act 106 (1973) - Definition of Rape
(Taken verbatim from http://www.protectionproject.org/) DEFINITION OF RAPE Rape A man is said to commit "rape" who, except in the case hereinafter excepted, has sexual intercourse with a woman under circumstances falling under any of the following descriptions: First - Against her will.

Women and Girls Protection Act, Act 106 (1973) - Presumption
(Taken verbatim from http://www.protectionproject.org/) Presumption that boy under 13 cannot commit rape.

The Child Act
The Child Act prohibits all forms of trafficking of children under 18, and the penal code comprehensively addresses trafficking for the purpose of prostitution.

2001 Anti-Money Laundering Act
Used to seize assets of businesses involved in trafficking.

The Penal Code
Prohibits the buying or selling of any person.

Immigration Act

Restricted Residence Act

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