Swatch seizures: Can Malaysia’s home ministry ban watches as “publications”? Lawyers explain
Malay Mail | What is the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984? Does it grant the home ministry power to legally seize watches? Human rights lawyer New Sin Yew explained that it was possible for a watch to be considered a “publication” according to the wide definitions under section 2, but this does not mean the seizures were legal.