22 February 2020 – Army deployed to enforce Restriction Movement Order

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Military
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Enforcement actions
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Government, Ministry for Defence

Overview: Malaysian army deployed to enforce stricter public compliance with the Restriction of Movement Order.
Full details here: https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/coronavirus-malaysian-soldiers-on-streets-to-assist-cops-in-enforcing-movement-curbs

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Senior Minister for Defence released a statement noting that the decision was made because public compliance with lockdown measures is around 60 to 70 percent.