Federal govt to revoke licenses of companies breaking rules during CMCO

Ismail Sabri addressing the media during a press conference at Putrajaya. Photo Credit: Radio Television Malaysia (RTM).

By Adrian Lim

KUCHING, May 4: Companies which are breaking the standard operating procedures (SOP) during the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) period will have their licenses being revoked.

Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said during CMCO, Act 342 of the Prevention of Infection Diseases and Control 1988 remains in force.

Hence, he pointed out that the federal government can punish business owners by imposing a fine or charge them in court.

“The federal government will be focusing on the compliance and enforcement of SOP during CMCO which started today.


“At the same time, the law under MCO still applies although the name changes from MCO to CMCO.

“Thus, any companies found to be breaching the CMCO rules will be required to shut down their businesses,” Ismail Sabri who is Defence Minister said during a press conference at Putrajaya today.

At the same time, Ismail Sabri who is Bera MP noted business owners who violated the law during CMCO will be fined up to RM1,000 and face an imprisonment of six months or both. — DayakDaily