Other Acts

posted Jan 13, 2018, 7:03 PM by jeffery jim
4.0 SUPPLEMENTARY ACTS

ACT 117 Architects Act 1967 An Act to provide for the registration of architects, sole proprietorships, partnerships and bodies corporate providing architectural consultancy services, interior designers and building draughtsmen and matters connected therewith.
ACT 120 Government Contracts Act 1949 An Act for the making of contracts on behalf of the Government, and the Governments of the States, and for matters connected therewith.
ACT 129 Geological Survey Act 1974 An Act to regulate and control geological surveys, to establish geological archives and to provide for matters incidental thereto.
ACT 136 Contracts Act 1950 An Act relating to contracts.
ACT 207 Explosive Act 1957 An Act relating to the manufacture, use, sale, storage, transport, import and export of explosives.
ACT 231 Highway Authority Malaysia (Incorporation) Act 1980 An Act to establish the Highway Authority Malaysia to supervise and execute the design, construction, regulation, operation and maintenance of inter-urban highways, to impose and collect tolls, to enter into contracts and to provide for matters connected therewith.
ACT 242 Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents Act 1981 An Act to provide for the appointment of a Director General of Valuation and Property Services and for the registration of valuers, appraisers and estate agents and for matters connected therewith.
ACT 318 Strata Titles Act 1985* An Act to facilitate the subdivision of building or land into parcels, the disposition of titles and the collection of rent and for purposes connected therewith. WHEREAS it is desired to introduce in the form of a Strata Titles Act a uniform legislation within the States of Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor, Terengganu and the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, the Federal Territory of Putrajaya and Federal Territory of Labuan;
ACT 333 Road Transport Act 1987 An Act to make provision for the regulation of motor vehicles and of traffic on roads and other matters with respect to roads and vehicles thereon; to make provision for the protection of third parties against risks arising out of the use of motor vehicles; to make provision for the co-ordination and control of means of and facilities for transport; to make provision for the co-ordination and control of means of and facilities for construction and adaptation of motor vehicles; and to make provision for connected purposes. Section 1(3) This Act shall apply throughout Malaysia.
ACT 385 Land Conservation Act 1960 An Act relating to the conservation of hill land and the protection of soil from erosion and the inroad of silt.
ACT 416 Tolls (Road and Bridges) Act 1965* An Act to provide for the payment of tolls for the use of certain roads and bridges. Section 1(2) This Act shall apply to the States of Peninsular Malaysia only.
ACT 463 Railways Act 1991 An Act to make new provisions in the law relating to railways and for other matters connected therewith. Section 1(1) This Act may be cited as the Railways Act 1991 and shall apply to all railways in Sabah, Sarawak and the Federal Territory of Labuan.
ACT 474 Land Development Act 1956 An Act to provide for the establishment of a Federal development authority and local development boards to promote and carry out projects for land development and settlement, for making funds available therefor, and for purposes connected therewith. Section 1 (2) This Act shall apply throughout Malaysia.
ACT 486 Land Acquisition Act 1960 An Act relating to the acquisition of land, the assessment of compensation to be made on account of such acquisition, and other matters incidental thereto.
Section 2(1)
c) references to the **Commissioner shall be construed as references to the Federal Lands Commissioner;
(d) references to State land shall be construed as references to Federal land;
(e) references to the State land law shall be construed as references to the National Land Code as modified by the Federal territory (Modification of the National Land Code) Order, 1974; and
(f) references to the Government of the State shall be construed as references to the Government of the Federation.
ACT 538 Town Planners Act 1995 An Act to provide for the registration of Town Planners and for purposes connected therewith.
ACT 645 National Heritage Act 2005 An Act to provide for the conservation and preservation of National Heritage, natural heritage, tangible and intangible cultural heritage, underwater cultural heritage, treasure trove and for related matters.
ACT 689 Geologist Act 2008 An Act to establish the Board of Geologists and to provide for the registration of geologists, the regulation of geological practice and for related matters.
ACT 711 Whistleblower Protection Act 2010 An Act to combat corruption and other wrongdoings by encouraging and facilitating disclosures of improper conduct in the public and private sector, to protect persons making those disclosures from detrimental action, to provide for the matters disclosed to be investigated and dealt with and to provide for other matters connected therewith.
ACT 715 Land Public Transport Act 2010* An Act to provide for and regulate land public transport and for matters incidental thereto. Section 1(2) This Act applies to Peninsular Malaysia.
ACT 716 Wildlife Conservation Act 2010* An Act to provide for the protection and conservation of wildlife and for matters connected therewith. Section 2(1) This Act applies to Peninsular Malaysia and the Federal Territory of Labuan.
ACT 725 Renewable Energy Act 2011 An Act to provide for the establishment and implementation of a special tariff system to catalyse the generation of renewable energy and to provide for related matters.
ACT 726 Sustainable Energy Development Authority Act 2011 An Act to provide for the establishment of the Sustainable Energy Development Authority Malaysia and to provide for its functions and powers and for related matters.


5.0 EMPLOYMENT AND MANAGEMENT ACTS

ACT 4 Employees’ Social Security Act 1969 An Act to provide social security in certain contingencies and to make provision for certain other matters in relation to it.
ACT 53 Income Tax Act 1967 An Act for the imposition of income tax.
ACT 62 Audit Act 1957 An Act to make provision for the audit of the accounts of the Federation, of the States and of certain the authorities and specified bodies.
ACT 64 Sales Tax Act 1972 An Act to make provision for the charging, levying and collecting of sales tax.
ACT 135 Partnership Act 1961 An Act relating to partnership.
ACT 155 Immigration Act 1959/63 An Act relating to immigration. *This Act applies throughout Malaysia subject to Part VII
ACT 159 Employment Information Act 1953 An Act to facilitate the collection of information regarding the terms of service and conditions of work of employed persons.
ACT 166 Legal Profession Act 1976 An Act to consolidate the law relating to the legal profession in Malaysia.
ACT 177 Industrial Relations Act 1967 An Act to promote and maintain industrial harmony and to provide for the regulation of the relations between employers and workmen and their trade unions and the prevention and settlement of any differences or disputes arising from their relationship and generally to deal with trade disputes and matters arising there from.
ACT 197 Registration of Businesses Act 1956* An Act to provide for the registration of businesses.
Section 1(2) This Act shall apply to Peninsular Malaysia only.
ACT 209 Fees Act 1951 An Act to provide for the levy of fees and payments for licences, permits and other matters to be leviable in subordinate courts and public offices.
ACT 212 Hire-Purchase Act 1967 An Act to regulate the form and contents of hire-purchase agreements, the rights and duties of parties to such agreements and to make provisions for other matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.
ACT265 Employment Act 1955 An Act relating to employment.
ACT 273 Workmen’s Compensation Act 1952 An Act to provide for the payment of compensation to workmen for injury suffered in the course of their employment.
ACT 446 Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 An Act to prescribe the minimum standards of housing and nurseries for workers and their dependants, to require employers to allot land for cultivation and grazing in a place of employment, to require employers to provide health, hospital, medical and social amenities and to provide for matters incidental thereto.
Section 1(2) This Act shall apply throughout Malaysia
ACT 452 Employees Provident Fund Act 1991 An Act to provide for the law relating to a scheme of savings for employees’ retirement and the management of the savings for the retirement purposes and for matters incidental thereto.
ACT 533 Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia Act 1995 An Act to establish and incorporate the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia, to provide for its functions and powers and for matters connected therewith.
ACT 558 Financial Reporting Act 1997 An Act to establish the Financial Reporting Foundation and the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board; to provide for their functions and powers; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
ACT 597 Human Rights Commission of Malaysia Act 1999 An Act to provide for the establishment of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia; to set out the powers and functions of such commission for the protection and promotion of human rights in Malaysia; and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
ACT 762 Goods and Services Tax Act 2014 An Act to provide for the imposition and collection of goods and services tax and for matters connected therewith.
ACT 767 Public Sector Home Financing Board Act 2015 An Act to provide for the imposition and collection of goods and services tax and for matters connected therewith.


6.0 JURIDICIAL ACTS

ACT 56 Evidence Act 1950 An Act to define the law of evidence.
ACT 67 Civil Law Act 1956 An Act relating to the civil law to be administered in Malaysia.
ACT 88 Official Secrets Act 1972 An Act to revise and consolidate the law relating to the protection of official secrets.
ACT 91 Courts of Judicature Act 1964 An act relating to the superior Courts of Judicature.
ACT 92 Subordinate Courts Act 1948 An Act relating to the inferior courts in Peninsular Malaysia.
Section 1(2) This Act shall not apply to Sabah and Sarawak.
ACT 345 Criminal Justice Act 1953* An Act relating to penal servitude, methods of imprisonment and whipping; and for purposes connected therewith. Section 1(2) This Act shall *apply to the Peninsular Malaysia only.
ACT 347 House of Parliament (Privileges and Powers) Act 1952 An Act relating to the powers and privileges of the Houses of Parliament, freedom of speech and debate or proceedings in such Houses and protection to persons employed in the publication of papers of such Houses.
ACT 358 Delegation of Powers Act 1956 An Act relating to the delegation of certain statutory powers and duties and the signing of certain documents. Section 1 This Act may be cited as the Delegation of Powers Act 1956, and shall have effect throughout Malaysia.
ACT 388 Interpretation Acts 1948 An Act to provide for the commencement, application, construction, interpretation and operation of written laws; to provide for matters in relation to the exercise of statutory powers and duties; and for matters connected therewith.
Act 574 Penal Code An Act relating to criminal offences.
ACT 575 Anti-Corruption Act 1997 An Act to establish the Anti-Corruption Agency, to make further and better provisions for the prevention of corruption and for matters necessary thereto or connected therewith.
ACT 593 Criminal Procedure Code An Act relating to criminal Procedure
ACT 646 Arbitration Acts 2005 An Act to reform the law relating to domestic arbitration, provide for international arbitration, the recognition and enforcement of awards and for related matters.
ACT 723 Price Control and Anti-profiteering Act 2011 An Act to control prices of goods and charges for services and to prohibit profiteering and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
ACT 783 Statutory Declarations Act 1960 An Act to provide for the imposition and collection of goods and services tax and for matters connected therewith.


7.0 OTHER ACTS

ACT 71 Weights and Measures Act 1972 An Act to regulate weights and measures and instruments for weighing and measuring and to make provisions for matters connected therewith.
ACT 261 Malaysian Standard Time Act 1981 An Act to provide for standard time throughout Malaysia.
ACT 549 Standards of Malaysia Act 1996 An Act to make new provisions in the law relating to standards, accreditation and for other matters connected therewith.
ACT 553 Insurance Act 1996
ACT 611 Child Act 2001 An Act to consolidate and amend the laws relating to the care, protection and rehabilitation of children and to provide for matters connected therewith and incidental there to.
RECOGNIZING that the country's vision of a fully developed nation is one where social justice and moral, ethical and spiritual developments are just as important as economic development in creating a civil Malaysian society which is united, progressive, peaceful, caring, just and humane:
RECOGNIZING that a child is not only a crucial component of such a society but also the key to its survival, development and prosperity:
ACKNOWLEDGING that a child, by reason of his physical, mental and emotional immaturity, is in need of special safeguards, care and assistance, after birth, to enable him to participate in and contribute positively towards the attainment of the ideals of a civil Malaysian society:
RECOGNIZING every child is entitled to protection and assistance in all circumstances without regard to distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, social origin or physical, mental or emotional disabilities or any other status:
ACKNOWLEDGING the family as the fundamental group jn society which provides the natural environment for the growth, support and well-being of all its members, particularly children, so that they rnay develop in an environment of peace, happiness, love and understanding in order to attain the full confidence, dignity and worth of the human person;

* Not applicable to Sabah and/or Sarawak
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