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Sabah Daily Express
EC says not all gifts during campaign illegalKUALA KANGSAR: Not all actions or gifts per se given during elections are illeg
EC says not all gifts during campaign illegal
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 8 days ago
KUALA KANGSAR: Not all actions or gifts per se given during elections are illegal under Section 10 of the Election Offences Act 1954 if they are made during the campaign period. Election Commission (EC) member Datuk Abd Aziz Khalidin said the law... Read more
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The Star
EC: Stop campaigning at midnightto allow their staff time off to vote. “Those who fail to abide and stop their
EC: Stop campaigning at midnight
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
to allow their staff time off to vote. “Those who fail to abide and stop their employees from voting can face action under the Election Offences Act and be subjected to a fine of RM 5,000 or a jail term not exceeding one year or both,"... Read more
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The Star
Kuala Kangsar polls: Handing out of ‘goodies’ can be an offence, EC clarifiesse. “The interpretation for the offence of corruption cannot be taken literall
Kuala Kangsar polls: Handing out of ‘goodies’ can be an offence, EC clarifies
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
se. “The interpretation for the offence of corruption cannot be taken literally based on the words in Section 10 of the Election Offences Act alone, but must be seen as a whole and proven by oral and documentary evidence. “There must also be... Read more
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The Star
Campaign spending cap does not extend to political partiesin the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman. This, added Azal
Campaign spending cap does not extend to political parties
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman. This, added Azalina, is provided under Section 19 of the Election Offences Act. “If we look at the Election Offences Act, it uses the word “candidate”, which refers to the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
June 30 deadline for S’wak election candidates to submit campaign spending returnsElection had already been published in the Federal Government Gazette (R.U [B]
June 30 deadline for S’wak election candidates to submit campaign spending returns
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
Election had already been published in the Federal Government Gazette (R.U [B] 267), dated May 30. “Section 23(1) of the Election Offences Act 1954 states that very candidate or agent must submit an authentic statement, known as an ‘election... Read more

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