malaysia - General & Misc

Licensing of Hawkers (Federal Territory of Labuan) By-Laws 2016

Date: 21 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 344 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister o f Federal Territories; Author: Minister o f Federal Territories; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

National Heritage (Declaration of National Heritage) (Heritage Object) (No 5) Order 2016

Date: 21 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 335 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister of Tourism and Culture; Author: Minister of Tourism and Culture; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Exemption from Subsection 3(2) of the Arms Act 1960

Date: 21 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 514 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister of Home Affairs; Author: Minister of Home Affairs; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Exemption from Paragraphs 5(1)(A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) of Arms Act 1960

Date: 21 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 513 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister of Home Affairs; Author: Minister of Home Affairs; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Exemption from Paragraphs 5(1) (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) of the Arms Act 1960

Date: 21 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 512 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister of Home Affairs; Author: Minister of Home Affairs; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Mineral Development (Effluent) Regulations 2016

Date: 21 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 338 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister of Natural Resources and Environment; Author: Minister of Natural Resources and Environment; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Exemption from Paragraphs 5(1)(A), (B), (C), (D) and (E) of Arms Act 1960

Date: 21 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 511 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister of Home Affairs; Author: Minister of Home Affairs; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Solicitors’ Remuneration (Amendment) Order 2016

Date: 21 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 339 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Attorney General of Malaysia; Author: Attorney General of Malaysia; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Exemption from Subsection 3(2) of Arms Act 1960

Date: 21 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 515 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister of Home Affairs; Author: Minister of Home Affairs; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

National Heritage (Declaration of National Heritage) (Heritage Object) (No. 4) Order 2016

Date: 21 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 334 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister of Tourism and Culture; Author: Minister of Tourism and Culture; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Exemption from Subsection 3(2) of Arms Act 1960

Date: 21 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 516 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister of Home Affairs; Author: Minister of Home Affairs; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Ministry mobilises over 1,000 Enforcement Officers to monitor Prices

KOTA KINABALU, Dec 20 (Bernama) -- More than 1,000 enforcement officers from the Domestic Trade Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) will be on duty nationwide to monitor prices during the Christmas festive season this year.
Date: 20 December 2016; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Call for State Governments to adhere to Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme

KUANTAN, Dec 20 (Bernama) -- All state government have been urged to adhere to the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) requirements to prevent revocation of the certificate which will affect the value and quality of their logs.
Date: 20 December 2016; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Guideline to apply Import Licence (AP) for Personal Vehicles of Malaysian Citizens working/ studying Overseas effective on 1 January 2017

Date: 20 December 2016; Type: Guideline; Issuing Authority: Ministry of International Trade and Industry MITI; Author: Ministry of International Trade and Industry MITI; Source: MITI

Election Commission (Amendment of Schedule) Regulations 2016

Date: 19 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 331 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Secretary to the Cabinet; Author: Secretary to the Cabinet; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Exemption from Subsection 5(2) of Arms Act 1960

Date: 19 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 506 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister of Home Affairs; Author: Minister of Home Affairs; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Exemption from Subsection 3(2) of Arms Act 1960

Date: 19 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 505 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Minister of Home Affairs; Author: Minister of Home Affairs; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Service Commissions (Amendment of Schedule) Regulations 2016

Date: 19 December 2016; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 330 of 2016; Issuing Authority: Secretary to the Cabinet; Author: Secretary to the Cabinet; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Proposal to revise Outdated Laws Timely - IGP

KULAI, Dec 19 (Bernama) -- Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has described the deputy prime minister's proposal to revise outdated laws as timely and appropriate.
Date: 19 December 2016; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

15 Price-Controlled Items in Sarawak listed for Christmas

KUCHING, Dec 19 (Bernama) -- The State Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNKK) has listed 15 items under the Festive Season Price Control Scheme in conjunction with Christmas 2016.
Date: 19 December 2016; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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Court cautions Najib against posting Statements on his Trial

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 18 (Bernama) - The High Court here today cautioned Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak against posting any more statements in social media pertaining to his SRC trial or risk being cited for contempt of court.

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Bank Muamalat: 'Court did not find us Guilty of Union-Busting'

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 18 (Bernama) - Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd today said it was never found guilty of union-busting or had breached any law.

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Guidebook on Parliamentary Constituencies launched

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 17 (Bernama) - Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof today launched Wakil Kita di Parlimen, a 228-page guidebook containing relevant information on all the 222 parliamentary constituencies.

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Students among Plaintiffs in Lawsuit over Sungai Kim Kim Pollution

JOHOR BAHRU, Jul 17 (Bernama) - Thirty-four students are among 171 individuals who are suing the Johor state government, Menteri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian and 10 others over the pollution in Sungai Kim Kim near Pasir Gudang last March.

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Chief Justice heads Penang Honours List

GEORGE TOWN, Jul 12 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat heads the list of 877 recipients of state honours and honorary medals in conjunction with the 81st birthday of the Yang Dipertua Negeri of Penang Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas.

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Prosecution failed to serve Summons on Shahrizat's Children, Court sets new Mention Date

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 12 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here today set Aug 5 for mention of a lawsuit filed by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) against two children of former Women, Family and Community Development Minister Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil in connection with several offences allegedly committed by their company.

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Bill to increase Sabah State Seats to be tabled on July 17

KOTA KINABALU, Jul 11 (Bernama) - Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is confident the Bill for the additional 13 seats, to increase the number of state seats from 60 to 73, will be approved when it is tabled in Parliament on July 17.

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IRB records 486,360 Cases of Voluntary Tax Declaration

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 8 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRB) has recorded 486,360 cases of voluntary tax declaration under the special voluntary declaration programme (PKPS) as of June 23.

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Sugar Tax: SME Traders can file Postponement Appeal

PARIT BUNTAR, Jul 7 (Bernama) - Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) traders affected by the sugar tax on sweetened drinks which came into effect this month, can file a postponement appeal to the relevant authorities.

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Sarawak Government has not Officially responded on the RM1 Loan Offer - MOF

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 6 (Bernama) - The Sarawak state government has yet to provide any official feedback to the Federal government on the proposed loan offer, amounting to RM1 billion, which will be allocated for repairs of dilapidated schools in the state.

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Government offers Tax Incentives, grants to boost Participation in Expo 2020 Dubai

PUTRAJAYA, Jul 5 (Bernama) - The government has approved tax incentives and grants to encourage potential participating and contributing companies in the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai.

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Airbnb wants clearer Guideline on Tourism Tax

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 2 (Bernama) -- Online hospitality service brokerage company, Airbnb Inc urged the government to provide a clearer guideline on tourism tax for its type of business.

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CUEPAC urges Government to review Minimum Wage

KUALA TERENGGANU, Jun 30 (Bernama) - The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (CUEPACS) has urged the government to review the minimum wage in an effort to reduce the people’s cost of living.

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MITI calls SMEs to sign up for IR4.0 Assessment

GEORGE TOWN, Jun 28 (Bernama) - The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) is encouraging small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the manufacturing sector to sign up for the National Policy on Industry 4.0 Readiness Assessment (Industry4WRD-RA).

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Lawyer Shafee's Money-Laundering trial moved to March Next Year

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 27 (Bernama) - The trial of prominent lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, who is facing two counts of money laundering charges involving RM9.5 million he allegedly received from former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, and two charges of making false statements to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB), has been moved to March next year.

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