Tag: Evidence Act 1950

  • Black day for Internet users

    I was quoted in an article by Centre for Policy Initiatives, a non-profit policy reform organisation regarding the Evidence Amendment (No.2) Bill 2012. The article was later published in the Malaysian Insider. The Evidence (Amendment) (No.2) Act 2012 will come into operation in a few days on June 1. The impact of this hastily and…

  • Amendment not justified, say groups

    I was quoted recently in an article by The Star entitled Amendment not justified, say groups regarding the Evidence Amendment (No.2) Bill 2012. PETALING JAYA: The amendment to the Evidence Act transfers the burden of proof to the accused, which is contrary to the principle of justice, said lawyers and Internet users. ‚ÄúAt any trial,…

  • Evidence Act amendments, a slippery slope

    I was quoted recently in an article by Digital News Asia entitled¬†Evidence Act amendments, a slippery slope¬†by¬†Edwin Yapp. May 24, 2012 Evidence Act amendments allow for wide-ranging powers to go after netizens From now on, you’re guilty until proven innocent NEWS ANALYSIS The recent amendments made to the Malaysian Evidence Act 1950 have far-reaching consequences…

  • Internet users cry foul over amendment to Evidence Act

    I was quoted in The Sun Daily after my article “Grave reprecussions for Internet users”. ———————————— Michelle Chun newsdesk@thesundaily.com PETALING JAYA (May 20, 2012): The recently passed Evidence (Amendment) (No 2) Act 2012, whereby internet users are held liable for any content posted through their registered networks or data processing device, is both unfair and…

  • Grave repercussions for internet users

    Published on LoyarBurok on 24 April 2012. Dissecting the presumption of fact relating to publication in the controversial new Bill. The¬†Evidence (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2012¬†was one of the bills rushed and passed by the Parliament recently. Minister in the Prime Minister‚Äôs Department, Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz, when winding up the Evidence (Amendment) Bill…