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PINDAAN AKTA 2002
THE CONTENTS OF SECTIONS
UNDER IMMIGRATION ACTS 1959/63
AFTER THE AMENDMENT 2002

SECTION 2
BEFORE
“immigration depot” means any place designated by the Director General for the examination, inspection, or detention of persons under this Act;
AFTER
“immigration depot” means any place designated by the Director General under section 51A;
SECTION 3
BEFORE
(1A) The Minister may appoint so many Directors of Immigration and other senior immigration officers as he may consider necessary for the proper carrying out of this act.
AFTER
(1A) The Minister may appoint so many Directors of Immigration and other senior immigration officers, of or above the rank of Deputy Assistant Director of Immigration, as he may consider necessary for the proper carrying out of this act.
SECTION 6 (3)
BEFORE
Any person who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence against this Act
AFTER
Any person who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding ten thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or to both, and shall also be liable to whipping of not more than six strokes.
SECTION 15(4)
BEFORE
Any person who without reasonable cause contravenes this section shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.
AFTER
Any person who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence, and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine of not less than ten thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or both
SECTION 39
BEFORE
(2) Every immigration officer shall have authority to appear in court and conduct any prosecution in respect of any offence against this Act.
AFTER
-------------------Repealed by Act A 1154-----------------------
SECTION 55B
BEFORE
(1) Any person who employs one or more persons, other than a citizen or a holder of an Entry Permit, who is not in possession of a valid Pass shall be liable to a fine of not less than ten thousand ringgit but not more than fifty thousand ringgit for each such employee.
(3) Where, in the case of an offence under subsection (1), it is proved to the satisfaction of the court that the person has at the same time employed more than five such employees that person shall, on conviction be liable to imprisonment for a term of not less than six months but not more than five years.
AFTER
(1) Any person who employs one or more persons, other than a citizen or a holder of an Entry Permit, who is not in possession of a valid Pass shall be liable to a fine of not less than ten thousand ringgit but not more than fifty thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve months or to both for each such employee.
(3) Where, in the case of an offence under subsection (1), it is proved to the satisfaction of the court that the person has at the same time employed more than five such employees that person shall, on conviction be liable to imprisonment for a term of not less than six months but not more than five years and shall also be liable to whipping of not more than six strokes.
SECTION 55C
BEFORE
It shall be a defense for any person prosecuted pursuant to subsection 55A(3) or 55B(5) if he proves--
AFTER
It shall be a defense for any person prosecuted pursuant to subsection 55A(3), 55B(5) or 55E(6) if he proves--
SECTION 56(1)
BEFORE
(d) harbours any person whom he knows or has reasonable grounds for believing to have acted in contravention of this Act;
shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.

AFTER
(d) harbours any person whom he knows or has reasonable grounds for believing to have acted in contravention of this Act except section 55E;
shall be guilty of an offence and shall, on conviction-

(aa) except for an offence under paragraph (d), be liable to a fine not exceeding ten thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years;

(bb) in the case of an offence under paragraph (d), be liable to a fine of not less than ten thousand ringgit and not more than fifty thousand ringgit for each person harboured and where it is proved to the satisfaction of the court that the person has at the same time harboured more than five such persons that person shall be liable to imprisonment for a term of no less than six months but not more than five years and shall also be liable to whipping of not more than six strokes
SECTION 58
BEFORE
(2) No prosecution shall be instituted in respect of any offence against this Act without the sanction in writing of the Director General or of the Public Prosecutor or his Deputy:
(3)Any Sessions Court or Court of a First Class Magistrate may notwithstanding anything in the Subordinate Court Act 1948, impose the full punishment prescribed for any offence except that the Court of a Magistrate of the First Class shall not impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term exceeding twelve months.
AFTER
(2) No prosecution shall be instituted in respect of any offence against this Act without the sanction in writing of the Public Prosecutor:
(3) Any Sessions Court or Court of a First Class Magistrate may notwithstanding anything in the Subordinate Court Act 1948, impose the full punishment prescribed for any offence except that the Court of a Magistrate of the First Class shall not impose a sentence of imprisonment for a term exceeding the term of imprisonment that a Magistrate of the First Class may impose under the Subordinate Courts Act 1948
[Act 92]