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Name: Emergency (Essential Powers) Act 1979 (No. 216).
Country: Malaysia
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1979-02-20
Entry into force:
ISN: MYS-1979-L-48074
Bibliography: Act No. 216 of 1979 Act No. 216 of 1979 Emergency Law Database, Human Rights Center - Queen's University of Belfast - Faculty of Law
Abstract/Citation: Reenacts the Emergency (Essential Powers) Ordinance, 1969 as an Act. Repeals the Ordinance of 1969, but extends validity of legislation made under the Ordinance, as well as legislation made under the Emergency (Essential Powers) Act 1964.

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