—(1) Any person who —
except in accordance with this Act or unless authorised by the Postal Authority, wilfully retains or secretes or makes away with or keeps or detains or, when required by an employee of a public postal licensee, neglects or refuses to deliver up in the course of transmission by post any postal article or any mail bag containing any postal article; or
except in accordance with this Act or unless authorised by the Postal Authority, wilfully opens or causes to be opened any letter which ought to have been delivered, or does any act whereby the due delivery of a letter to any person is prevented or impeded,
shall be guilty of an offence.
[34/2007 wef 24/08/2007]
(2) Nothing in subsection (1)(b) shall apply to a person who does any act to which that subsection applies where he is a parent, or in the position of a parent or guardian, of the person to whom the letter is addressed and the addressee is a minor or his ward.