Definition Of Forced Labour In Malaysia

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In the article 6, Malaysia federal constitution talks about slavery and forced labour prohibited, it prohibits slavery and forced labour, it protects people from slavery activities and forced labour activities, it let us to live as a free man and with liberty and dignity. A Free Man has the liberty in relation to employment. Forced Labourer have no or limited liberty in relation to employment. A slave has no liberty in relation to employment. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, a slave is ‘a person who is the legal property of another or others and is bound to absolute obedience, a human chattel.’ A slave is not paid for services provided and may be sold, a slave is an existence that without any control of his own life. In the case of forced labour, a person involved in forced labour is paid but may not be sold. The resemblances to both situations are the elements of the lack of personal liberty and exploitation towards them.
In Malaysia, Article 6(1) states that no person shall be held in slavery but in Article 6(2) states that all forms of forced labour are prohibited, but the parliament may by law provides for a public service for national purposes. So this proves that this liberty is subjected to restrictions. There are exceptions in this fundamental liberty; the example is the public service for national purposes such as compulsory military or national service. The national service in Malaysia is Latihan Khidmat Negara (PLKN).
In Article 6(3), it states that
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