Putrajaya eyes decriminalising suicide bids

Published on 15 Oct 2019 4:50:15 PM

The government is studying possible amendments to the Penal Code that will stop its use against those already moved to suicide, Datuk Liew Vui Keong said on Tuesday.

The minister in the Prime Minister’s Department said the study headed by the Attorney General’s Chambers is also examining laws related to the abetment of suicide.

Liew added that the study is currently at the discussion stage involving stakeholders.