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Private Higher Educational Institutions (Advertisement) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 15 March 2019.
Date: 11 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 71 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Biosafety (Amendment of First and Third Schedules) Order 2019

This is to notify a correction in the P.U. (A) 36 published on 15 February 2019.
Date: 28 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 58 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Franchise (Exemption) Order 2019

This is to notify that the Minister exempts Chatime Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and LOOB Holding Sdn. Bhd. from the application of the Franchise Act 1998, for the purpose of application for registration of franchise.
Date: 19 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 46 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Proclamation to Prorogue the First Session of the Fourteenth Parliament

This Proclamation declares that the First Session of the Fourteenth Parliament of Malaysia which had commenced on 16th July 2018, will be terminated on the 25th February 2019.
Date: 18 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 39 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Proclamation declaring the Date and Time of the First Meeting of the Second Session of the Fourteenth Parliament

This Proclamation declares 11th March 2019 at 10 am as the date and time for the First Meeting of the Second Session of the Fourteenth Parliament of Malaysia.
Date: 18 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 40 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Biosafety (Amendment of First and Third Schedules) Order 2019

This is to notify the amendments to the First and Third Schedules of the Biosafety Act 2007.
Date: 15 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 36 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Optical (Amendment of First Schedule) Order 2019

This is to notify the amendment of the First Schedule to the Optical Act 1991, in relation to the country of Malaysia.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 29 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Optical (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2019

This is to notify the amendment of the Second Schedule to the Optical Act 1991, in relation to the country of Malaysia.
Date: 31 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 30 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Street Drainage and Building (Amendment) Act 2019

An Act to amend the Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974.
Date: 25 January 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: Act A1588 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Renewable Energy (Amendment of Schedule) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 28 January 2019.
Date: 25 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 20 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Control of Supplies (Controlled Articles) Order 2019

The articles specified in the Schedule are declared to be controlled articles for the period from 30 January 2019 to 8 February 2019.
Date: 28 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 24 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Universities and University Colleges (Amendment) Act 2019

An Act to amend the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971.
Date: 18 January 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: Act A1582 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Private Higher Educational Institutions (Amendment) Act 2019

An Act to amend the Private Higher Educational Institutions Act 1996.
Date: 18 January 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: Act A1583 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Educational Institutions (Discipline) (Amendment) Act 2019

An Act to amend the Educational Institutions (Discipline) Act 1976.
Date: 18 January 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: Act A1584 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Wildlife Conservation (Exemption) Order 2019

This is to notify that the Minister exempts any company registered under the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency from Section 117 of the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 in relation to the keeping, selling, purchasing, importation and exportation part or derivative of the controlled species namely Cervus Elaphus (European Red Dee ...
Date: 14 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 14 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

National Heritage (Declaration of Living Person as National Heritage) Order 2019

This is to notify that Persons named in the Schedule are declared as a National Heritage in various fields.
Date: 14 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 15 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Food (Amendment) Regulations 2019

This is to notify the amendment of the Regulation 386A.
Date: 11 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 11 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Offences Relating to Awards (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2019

This is to notify the amendment of the Second Schedule to the Offences relating to Awards Act 2017.
Date: 09 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 9 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Passports (Exemption of Visa to Expatriate Who is Citizen of India) Order 2019

This Order has effect for the period from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019.
Date: 03 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 3 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Passports (Exemption of Visa to Tourist Who is Citizen of India) Order 2019

This Order has effect for the period from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019.
Date: 03 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 4 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

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