malaysia - Medical Law - News

Salon Owner fined RM100,000 for running Clinic offering Aesthetic Services

KUALA TERENGGANU, Jun 17 (Bernama) - A beauty salon owner who operated a clinic without any valid registration at his premises was slapped with an RM100,000 fine by the Sessions Court here today.
Date: 17 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Senior Citizen fined RM40,000 for running Illegal Dental Clinic

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 (Bernama) - As a result of running a dental clinic without a valid licence, a 64-year-old man was fined RM40,000 or eight months in prison by the Sessions Court here today after he pleaded to the charge.
Date: 27 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Action to be taken against Foreign Medical Practitioners operating Illegally

IPOH, May 25 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Health will take legal action against foreign medical practitioners who are not registered with the the Malaysian Medical Council but are operating clinics or pharmacies in the country. Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said under the Sale of Drugs Act 1952, those found guilty could be fined not m ...
Date: 25 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Law to be amended before Two Vaccines become Mandatory

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 10 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry (KKM) has to amend the existing law before the proposal to make two vaccinations compulsory for children is implemented.
Date: 09 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Parents can be held for Negligence for not immunizing Children - Immunise4Life

GEORGE TOWN, March 2 (Bernama) - Parents can be considered to have been negligent if they had chosen not to immunise their children, according to Immunise4Life, an expert-driven community education initiative to promote immunisation for all ages against vaccine-preventable diseases.
Date: 02 March 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Health Ministry allows Doctors 14-day Leave to help in Humanitarian missions

KUALA SELANGOR, Feb 10 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Health Ministry (KKM) has given relaxation to government medical doctors, especially surgeons, to take unrecorded leave to become volunteers in any humanitarian mission to countries facing unrest.
Date: 10 February 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

All Health, Dental Clinics to implement TPC-OHCIS Next Year - Dr Dzulkefly

SEREMBAN, Nov 13 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry (MoH) is expected to extend the implementation of Teleprimary Care and Oral Health Clinic Information System (TPC-OHCIS), to all health and dental clinics beginning next year, says its Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
Date: 13 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Health Ministry enforces Product Guideline on Cell Therapy and Gene 2021

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 10 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry (KKM) will enforce the Guideline of Cell and Gene Therapy Products (CGTPs) for all industry players in 2021. Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye said the guideline had already existed since 2016 to advise academicians, researchers, doctors and industrialists to abide voluntarily. &ldqu ...
Date: 10 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

High Court upholds RM70,000 Fine on Vocational Student for operating Dental Clinic without Licence

MELAKA, Oct 22 (Bernama) - The High Court here today upheld the RM70,000 fine meted out by a lower court on a vocational college student who operated a dental service without a licence.
Date: 22 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Law on Certain Hospital Fees under Review

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry is reviewing legislation that requires patients to pay high fees for treatment at public hospitals if they are referred there from private or university hospitals.
Date: 02 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Minister to table Review on Consultation Fees of Private Medical Practitioners in Due Course - Health DG

SHAH ALAM, Sept 19 (Bernama) - Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad is expected to table a review on the consultation fees of medical practitioners at private clinics and hospitals at the Cabinet meeting in a week or two, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
Date: 19 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Parliament passes Dental Bill 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 2 (Bernama) - The Parliament today passed the Dental Bill 2017, which aims to regulate the dental profession in the country with the establishment of the Malaysian dental Council (MDC) and the Malaysian dental Therapist Board (MDTB).
Date: 02 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

INDUSTRY UPDATES

MyCC to focus Efforts on Monitoring Cement Industry

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 19 (Bernama) - The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) says it will focus its efforts on consistently monitoring the cement industry in order to complement the government’s initiative in protecting the welfare of consumers.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Amended Code did not affect Conflict of Interest - Witness

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 18 (Bernama) - The Code of Ethics for Administration Members and Members of Parliament was amended by the Cabinet in 2013 but did not affect the conflict of interest provision, according to a Cabinet former deputy secretary-general (Constitution and Communication).

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Court urges Johor PTG to meet Orang Asli to settle Compensation Issue

JOHOR BAHRU, Jun 18 (Bernama) - The High Court here today encouraged the state Land and Mines Office (PTG) to engage in discussions with the Seletar tribe Orang Asli of Kuala Masai with the aim of settling compensation due as a result of wrongful acquisition of their land in Stulang Laut.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Ex-CJ speaks out against Lawyers' Tendency to seek Postponements

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 16 (Bernama) - Former Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi has spoken out against the tendency by certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

RCI on Judicial Misconduct is what People Want - Dr Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, Jun 5 (Bernama) - The government agreed to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on judicial misconduct because this is what the people want, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Complaints via Whatsapp: RTD issues More than 200 Notices

KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 (Bernama) - More than 200 notices have been issued by the Road Transport Department (RTD) as result of consumer complaints via the Whatsapp application during the three days enforcement operation, in conjunction with Adilfitri, which began on May 29.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Online Trader benefits from Industrial Revolution 4.0

KOTA BHARU, Jun 2 (Bernama) - The Industry Revolution 4.0, which is occurring all over the world, has given huge benefit to online traders in marketing their products to consumers.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Mohd Roze Shaari is New Intelligence/Operations Deputy Director

KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 (Bernama) - Bukit Aman's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has a new Intelligence/Operations deputy director.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Give Mandatory Counselling, Community Service Sessions to Road Bullies - MCPF

KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) has suggested that compulsory counselling and community service sessions be meted out to individuals detained for dangerous driving and road rage.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Samirah allowed to be released on RM500,000 Bail pending Trial

PUTRAJAYA, May 28 (Bernama) - The Federal Court today allowed Samirah Muzaffar, the wife of the late Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan to be released on bail of RM500,000 with two sureties pending her murder trial.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Adib Inquest: Lawyer withdraws

SHAH ALAM, May 27 (Bernama) - The lawyer who represented the Housing and Local Government Ministry, Fire and Rescue Department and family of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in the inquest into the latter's death withdrew from the case today.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Sabah Syariah Court Complex 45 percent completed, ready by May 2020

KOTA KINABALU, May 27 (Bernama) - The new Kota Kinabalu Syariah Court Complex is 45 percent completed and is expected to be fully operational by May 2020, said Deputy Secretary-General (Senior) in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Hasnol Zam Zam Ahmad.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

18 Items listed under Festive Season Price Control Scheme for Aidilfitri, Gawai

KUCHING, May 22 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs has listed 18 items under the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) in conjunction with Aidilfitri and 14 items for Gawai Dayak which will be celebrated in June.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

Phone Call not from Officer or Staff of Penang Courts - Chief Registrar's Office

PUTRAJAYA, May 21 (Bernama) - The Federal Court Chief Registrar’s Office (PKPMP) has denied an individual’s claim about receiving a phone call from an officer or employee of the Penang courts.

Read More

INDUSTRY UPDATES

No Freeze in Intake of Foreign Workers - Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) - The Human Resources Ministry has clarified that there is no freeze in the recruitment of foreign workers although many applications to bring in workers have been rejected for non-compliance with the law.

Read More