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Federal Roads (Sarawak) (Amendment) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 25 January 2019.
Date: 24 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 18 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Road Traffic (Prohibition on Driving of Goods Vehicles) Rules 2019

These Rules come into operation on 2 February 2019.
Date: 29 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 28 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

National Speed Limit (Temporary Cessation) Order 2019

This Order has effect from 29 January 2019 to 12 February 2019.
Date: 28 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 22 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Indian National fined RM400 for trespassing LRT Track

PETALING JAYA, Jan 28 (Bernama) - An Indian national was fined RM400, in default of one month’s jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here today, for trespassing and crossing the Light Rail Transit (LRT) track because he was late for work.
Date: 28 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Public advised against using Agents to settle Traffic Summonses

KUCHING, Jan 24 (Bernama) - Members of the public have been advised to settle their traffic summonses or compounds using the proper channels and not through agents, said Bukit Aman Traffic Investigations and Enforcement Department director Datuk Azisman Alias.
Date: 24 January 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Man gets Five Months' Jail, RM7,000 Fine for Reckless Driving

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 ( Bernama) - A mobile phone shop employee was sentenced to five months' in jail and fined RM7,000 in default seven months’ jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for driving recklessly and crashing into five vehicles last week.
Date: 22 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Mandatory RM300 Summons for Six Major Offences in Op Selamat

SEREMBAN, Jan 22 (Bernama) - Police will be issuing on-the-spot summons of RM300 to road users who commit one of six major offences during the 2019 Op Selamat (Road Safety Operation) in conjunction with Chinese New Year. Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Noor Rashid said the mandatory summons of RM300 would be effective nationwide fr ...
Date: 22 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Road Transport (Amendment) Act 2019

An Act to amend the Road Transport Act 1987.
Date: 18 January 2019; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: Act A1585 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) Order 2019

This Order comes into operation on 15 January 2019.
Date: 14 January 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 16 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (Private Management) (Collection of Tolls) (North South Expressway Central Link and KLIA Expressway) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 27 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 337 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (Private Management) (Collection of Tolls) (Seremban-Port Dickson Expressway) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 27 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 347 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Land Public Transport (Amendment) Act 2018

Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: Act A1574 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Speed Limit (Pantai Sentral Interchange) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 13 December 2018.
Date: 12 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 313 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Bill of the Road Transport (Amendment) Act 2018

This Bill seeks to amend the Road Transport Act 1987, in order to strengthen the enforcement power under Act 333 by expanding the powers of the traffic warden which are currently assigned to the persons appointed by the Dato Bandar, the Perbadanan Putrajaya, the President of a Municipal Council and the Chairman of a Municipal Council to the persons ...
Date: 12 December 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 34 of 2018; Source: Parliament

Dewan Rakyat passes Road Transport (Amendment) Bill 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) - The Dewan Rakyat today passed the Road Transport (Amendment) Bill 2018 to improve the cancellation process of vehicle registration and to facilitate local authorities dispose of abandoned vehicles in their respective areas.
Date: 11 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Road Transport Act Amendment Bill tabled for First Reading

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (Bernama) - The Minister of Transport Anthony Loke Siew Fook has tabled the Road Transport Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 for first reading in Dewan Rakyat today.
Date: 10 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Road Transport (Prohibition of Use of Road) (Federal Roads) (No. 14) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 30 November 2018.
Date: 29 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 307 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Road Transport (Prohibition of Use of Road) (Federal Roads) (No. 13) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 28 November 2018.
Date: 27 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 304 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Lorries may be installed with CCTV Cameras too

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 21 (Bernama) - The Transport Ministry is contemplating requiring heavy vehicles like lorries to be fitted with closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to reduce accidents, Parliament was told today.
Date: 21 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Weight Restrictions (Federal Roads) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 31 October 2018.
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 277 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

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Men too face Sexual Harassment at Workplace

SUNGAI PETANI, Feb 14 (Bernama) - Men too have been recorded as being victims of sexual harassment at the workplace, said Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister, Hannah Yeoh.

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LHDN launches eProcurement System, Suppliers' Portal

CYBERJAYA, Feb 13 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) has launched the eProcurement (eP) system and the Suppliers’ portal as a continuous effort to improve service delivery to suppliers or tenderers dealing with the agency.

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New Policies, Incentives needed under EAC to spur Investments

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 (Bernama) - New policies and incentives must be formulated to encourage both domestic and foreign private investments for the newly minted Economic Action Council (EAC) to achieve its aim of stimulating sustainable growth.

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SC Chairman elected Vice Chair of International Organisation of Securities Commission

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) chairman Datuk Syed Zaid Albar has been elected vice-chair of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Growth and Emerging Markets (GEM) Committee.

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Economic Action Council formed

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 11 (Bernama) - The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) today announced the establishment of the Economic Action Council, which is tasked with scrutinising and making decisions regarding economic and financial affairs as well as the people's well-being.

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Najib's New Money Laundering Case transferred to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 (Bernama) - The case of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak involving three additional charges of money laundering to the tune of RM27 million of SRC International funds will be heard in the High Court.

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Sabah Government should Consider amending Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997 - Lee Lam Thye

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 (Bernama) - The Sabah State Government should consider amending its Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997 to make the killing of fully protected animals as a strict liability offence, animal rights activist Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye urged.

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Malaysia ranks First in World's Best Healthcare Category

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 (Bernama) - Malaysia, with a score of 95 out of 100, ranked first in the Best Healthcare in the World category of the 2019 International Living Annual Global Retirement Index.

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No Cabinet reshuffle, Says Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today dismissed rumours of a Cabinet reshuffle that would reportedly take place after the Chinese New Year festival, saying there was no such thing.

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Contact IRB for Clarification on Voluntary Disclosure, Taxpayers told

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 1 (Bernama) - Tax payers who receive letters or email from the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRB) in relation to the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme need not worry but instead contact the revenue collection department to seek further clarification.

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New Cryptocurrency for Online Gaming

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 (Bernama) - Five Colors Technologies Ltd has announced that new cryptocurrency, Five Colors Coin (FCC), is to become e-sports money and will be listed on CoinBene with the initial exchange offering (IEO) carried out today.  

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Workers' Strike due to Three Months Unpaid Salary - Labour Department

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 31 (Bernama) - The Labour Department has found that the recent three-day strike by some 2,000 foreign workers at a rubber glove manufacturing company in Sepang, Selangor, was triggered by the company’s failure to pay workers’ salaries for three months since November last year.

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Sultan Abdullah sworn in as the New King

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 31 (Bernama) - The Sultan of Pahang, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, was sworn in today as the new Yang di-Pertuan Agong in a ceremony steeped in tradition at Istana Negara here.

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GST Refunds being paid out in Stages: Customs D-G

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 30 (Bernama) - Most of the claims for Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds submitted to the Royal Malaysian Customs Department have moved past the review process with payouts having commenced and expected to proceed in stages until year-end, says director-general Datuk Seri T. Subromaniam.

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Bursa appoints Shireen Muhiudeen as Non-Executive Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 30 (Bernama) - Bursa Malaysia Bhd has appointed Datuk Shireen Ann Zaharah Muhiudeen as public interest director and non-executive chairman to succeed Tan Sri Amirsham A Aziz, effective March 1, 2019.

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