malaysia - General & Misc - Legislation

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

Poisons (Psychotropic Substances) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 31 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 405 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

National Heritage (Declaration of National Heritage) (Heritage Site) Order 2018

This is to notify that the sites described in the Schedule are declared to be a National Heritage.
Date: 28 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 361 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Education (Terms of Educational Institutions Year 2019) Regulations 2018

These Regulations shall apply to attendance at educational institutions for the year 2019.
Date: 28 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 362 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Poisons (Sodium Hydroxide) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 26 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 334 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Poisons (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 24 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 330 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Control of Tobacco Product (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 24 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 329 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Control of Supplies (Controlled Articles) (No. 5) Order 2018

The Articles specified in the Schedule are declared to be controlled articles for the period from 23 December 2018 to 27 December 2018.
Date: 21 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 322 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat (Dissolution) Act 2018

Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Federal Act; Citation: Act 811 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Bill of the Civil Law (Amendment) Act 2018

This Bill seeks to amend the Civil Law Act 1956 (Act 67) to extend the categories of persons who can claim damages for loss of dependency, to extend the age limit for the purposes of assessing the loss of earnings in claims for damages for loss of dependency and for personal injury, to amend the provisions for determining the multiplier in assessin ...
Date: 12 December 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 35 of 2018; Source: Parliament

Bill of the Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) (Amendment) Act 2018

This Bill seeks to amend the Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) Act 1993 (Act 505).
Date: 12 December 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 33 of 2018; Source: Parliament

Revision of Laws (Rectification of Short Titles) Order 2018

This is to notify that the Commissioner of Law Revision makes this order to rectify certain short titles.
Date: 05 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 312 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Animals (Control of Slaughter) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 1 December 2018.
Date: 14 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 292 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Subang Golf Course Corporation Act 1968

An Act to establish the Subang Golf Course Corporation and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Date: 12 November 2018; Type: Federal Act; Citation: Act 810 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Food (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 30 September 2020.
Date: 12 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 291 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Bill of the Supply Act 2019

This Bill seeks to apply for a sum of RM194,654,566,700 from the Consolidated Fund for the service of the year 2019 and for that sum to be appropriated for the purposes specified in the Schedule.
Date: 06 November 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 21 of 2018; Source: Parliament

National Anthem Act 1968

An Act relating to the National Anthem of Malaysia.
Date: 01 November 2018; Type: Federal Act; Citation: Act 808 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Control of Supplies (Controlled Articles) (No. 4) Order 2018

This is to notify that the articles specified in the Schedule are declared as controlled articles from 3 November 2018 to 9 November 2018.
Date: 02 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 283 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Labuan Native Title Act (Amendment of Second Schedule) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 5 November 2018.
Date: 01 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 280 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

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