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Peaceful Assembly Bill not 'draconian', guarantees right of citizens: Najib

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today dismissed allegations by certain quarters that the Peaceful Assembly Bill 2011 was a more draconian legislation compared to previous laws.

Peaceful Assembly Bill 2011 tabled in Parliament

The Peaceful Assembly Bill 2011 to allow citizens to organise and participate in assemblies peaceably and without arms was tabled for first reading in Parliament here today.

New law replacing ISA to also include detention without trial - Hishammuddin

The new law to replace the Internal Security Act 1960, which will be repealed, will still provide for detention without trial, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

ISA still relevant to Singapore, says Teo

Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Home Affairs Minister Teo Chee Hean said the Internal Security Act (ISA) continued to be relevant to the country.

ISA replacement laws to stress on fundamental human rights, national security - AG

Attorney General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail today said the public should give the Attorney General's (AG) Chambers a chance to prove itself, by coming out with two new legislations to replace the abolished Internal Security Act (ISA), that will stress on fundamental rights of the people and national security.

New laws need to consider national security

The two new laws formulated to replace the Internal Security Act (ISA) 1960 need to take into consideration ways to deal with sensitive issues, Datuk Ibrahim Ali (Independent-Pasir Mas) said.

ISA repeal to be tabled in march

The Internal Security Act (ISA) can only be tabled in March next year as the government wants to "get it right" with the two new proposed laws for national security.

ISA will only be repealed once new laws are ready - Nazri

The two proposed new laws for national security will have to come into force first before the Internal Security Act (ISA) can be repealed, said Minister in the Prime Minister Department Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz.

New acts to provide a balance for individual rights, civil liberties and public order safeguards

The two new acts to replace the Internal Security Act (ISA) will provide a balance between promoting individual rights and civil liberties as well as safeguarding public order, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Singapore rejects calls to scrap tough security law

Singapore has rejected a call by former political prisoners to scrap a British colonial law allowing detention without trial, saying it allows the government to fight serious security threats.