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Income Tax (Deduction for Expenditure on Issuance of Retail Debenture and Retail Sukuk) Rules 2019

These Rules have effect for the years of assessment 2019 and 2020.
Date: 25 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 117 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Income Tax (Deduction for Expenditure on Issuance of Sukuk) Rules 2019

These Rules have effect for the years of assessment 2019 and 2020.
Date: 25 April 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 118 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Bill of the Departure Levy Act 2019

The proposed Departure Levy Bill 2019 seeks to provide for the imposition and collection of departure levy, and for matters connected therewith.
Date: 09 April 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 8 of 2019; Source: Parliament

Bill of the Customs (Amendment) Act 2019

This Bill seeks to amend the Customs Act 1967.
Date: 06 April 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 2 of 2019; Source: Parliament

Bill of the Excise (Amendment) Act 2019

This Bill seeks to amend the Excise Act 1976.
Date: 06 April 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 3 of 2019; Source: Parliament

Bill of the Sales Tax (Amendment) Act 2019

This Bill seeks to amend the Sales Tax Act 2018.
Date: 06 April 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 5 of 2019; Source: Parliament

Bill of the Service Tax (Amendment) Act 2019

This Bill seeks to amend the Service Tax Act 2018.
Date: 06 April 2019; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 6 of 2019; Source: Parliament

Customs Duties (Langkawi) (Amendment) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 27 March 2019.
Date: 26 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 85 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Customs Duties (Tioman) (Amendment) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 27 March 2019.
Date: 26 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 86 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Customs Duties (Labuan) (Revocation) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 27 March 2019.
Date: 26 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 87 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Excise Duties (Langkawi) (Revocation) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 27 March 2019.
Date: 26 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 88 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Excise Duties (Labuan) (Revocation) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 27 March 2019.
Date: 26 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 89 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Excise Duties (Tioman) (Amendment) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 27 March 2019.
Date: 26 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 90 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Excise Duties (Exemption) (Amendment) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 27 March 2019.
Date: 26 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 91 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Sales Tax (Imposition of Sales Tax in Respect of Designated Areas) (Amendment) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 27 March 2019.
Date: 26 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 92 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Sales Tax (Persons Exempted from Payment of Tax) (Amendment) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 27 March 2019.
Date: 26 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 93 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Stamp Duty (Exemption) (No. 2) Order 2019

This Order is deemed to have come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 19 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 81 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Stamp Duty (Exemption) (No. 3) Order 2019

This Order is deemed to have come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 19 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 82 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Customs (Prohibition of Exports) (Amendment) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 15 March 2019.
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 72 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Customs (Prohibition of Imports) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 15 March 2019.
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 73 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

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