KUALA LUMPUR, 6 March: The Ministry of Home Affairs has gazetted the Publication Ban Order on the ‘Ultraman The Ultra Power’ book which was allegedly found to contain elements that are detrimental to public order.
The Bahasa Malaysia edition of the book is published by Resign Publications and printed by Network Printers.
According to the ministry’s statement today, the ban is effective 18 February in accordance of Section 7(1) of the Printing Presses and Publishing Act 1984.
“It is an offence under Section 8 (2) of the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984 for any person to print, import, produce, reproduce, publish, sell, distribute, offer to sell or have in his possession for any such purpose the banned publication,” the ministry said in a statement.
Those found guilty can be jailed not more than three years or fined not more than RM20,000 or both.- BERNAMA