—(1) A court may require a person to show cause why he should not be ordered to execute a bond for his good behaviour for a period not exceeding 2 years, if it appears to the court that —
the person is trying to conceal his presence and there is reason to believe that he is doing so with a view to committing an offence;
the person has no apparent means of supporting himself or is unable to give a satisfactory account of himself; or
the person orally or in writing disseminates or tries to disseminate or in any way helps to disseminate —
any seditious matter, that is to say, any matter whose publication is punishable under the Sedition Act (Cap. 290) or any material which forms the subject matter of a charge under section 267C, 298A or 505 of the Penal Code (Cap. 224); or
any matter concerning a Judge or a judicial officer amounting to criminal intimidation or defamation under the Penal Code.
(2) No proceeding shall be taken under subsection (1)(c) except with the consent of the Public Prosecutor.