Wildlife Act with harsher sentences for poachers to be tabled in next Parliament session

Published on 19 Aug 2020 6:35:31 PM

The Wildlife Conservation Act 2010, which is expected to be amended to impose harsher sentences for poachers, would be tabled in the next Parliament session.

The Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) director-general Datuk Abdul Kadir Abu Hashim said the amendments will include a fine of up to RM1mil for those guilty of poaching.

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