27 October 2020 – Prime Minister orders enhancement of public health powers in Sabah

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: State
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin

Overview: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin orders the control and capability of public health action in Sabah be enhanced to curb the spread of COVID-19 immediately.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/27/covid-19-muhyiddin-orders-enhanced-public-health-action-in-sabah

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Perception of an increased threat