Acts related to Civil Engineering

posted Jun 16, 2018, 7:01 PM by jeffery jim
ACT 172 Town and Country Planning Act 1975*
An Act for the proper control and regulation of town and country planning in Peninsular Malaysia and for purposes connected therewith or ancillary thereto. WHEREAS it is expedient for the purpose of ensuring uniformity of law and policy to make a law for the proper control and regulation of town and country planning in Peninsular Malaysia: AND WHEREAS it is also expedient that provisions be made to confer executive authority on the Federation over certain matters in relation to the control and regulation of town and country planning;
Section 1(1) This Act may be cited as the Town and Country Planning Act 1976 and shall apply in Peninsular Malaysia

ACT 133 Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974*
An Act to amend and consolidate the laws relating to street, drainage and building in local authority areas in Peninsular Malaysia, and for purposes connected therewith. WHEREAS it is desired to introduce in the form of an Act of Parliament a uniform system with respect to street, drainage and building in local authority areas in Peninsular Malaysia; AND WHEREAS it is now expedient for the purpose only of ensuring uniformity of law and policy to make a law with regard to local government matters relating to street, drainage and building. Section 1(2) This Act shall apply only to Peninsular Malaysia

ACT 127 Environmental Quality Act 1974
An Act relating to the prevention, abatement, control of pollution and enhancement of the environment, and for purposes connected therewith. Section 1(1) This Act may be cited as the Environmental Quality Act 1974 and shall apply to the whole of Malaysia.

ACT 520 CIDB Act 1994
An Act to establish the Lembaga Pembangunan Industri Pembinaan Malaysia and to provide for its function relating to the construction industry and for matters connected therewith. Section 1(2) This act shall apply throughout Malaysia; however the minister may by order suspend the operation of the whole or any of the provisions of this Act in any part of Malaysia.

ACT 746 CIPAA Act 2012
An act to facilitate regular and timely payment, to provide a mechanism for speedy dispute resolution through adjudication, to provide remedies for the recovery of payment in construction industry and to provide for connected and incidental matters. Section 2 This act applies to every construction contract made in writing relating to construction work carried out wholly or partly within the territory of Malaysia including a construction contract entered into by the Government.

ACT 171 Local Government Act 1976*
An Act to revise and consolidate the laws relating to local government. WHEREAS it is expedient for the purpose only of ensuring uniformity of law and policy to make a law with respect to local government. Section 1 (1) This Act may be cited as the Local Government Act 1976, and shall apply only to Peninsular Malaysia.

ACT 354 Drainage Works Act 1954*
An Act relating to drainage works. Section 1(2) This Act shall apply to the States of *Peninsular Malaysia only.

ACT 386 Irrigation Areas Act 1953*
An Act relating to the establishment and regulation of irrigation areas in Malaysia. Section 1(2) This Act shall apply to the States of *Peninsular Malaysia only

ACT 418 Water Act 1920* 
An Act to provide for the control of rivers and streams. Section 1(2) This Act shall only apply to the States of Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Selangor, Malacca, Penang and Federal Territory.

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