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RTD confident of solving Unpaid AES Summonses by taking Court Action

TANAH MERAH, Sept 3 (Bernama) - The Road Transport Department (RTD) is confident of solving the problem of errant traffic offenders' refusal to pay their summonses imposed through the Automated Enforcement System (AES) by taking court action.
Date: 03 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation (Allocation of Expenses, Costs or Losses) (Amendment) Order 2017

This Order shall have effect from the assessment year of 2017.
Date: 29 August 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 249 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Road Transport (Prohibition of Use of Road) (Federal Roads) (No. 4) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 30 August 2017.
Date: 29 August 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 251 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Local Speed Limit (Federal Roads) (West Malaysia) (Amendment) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 30 August 2017.
Date: 29 August 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 248 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Nightclub DJ fined again for Drunk Driving

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 (Bernama) - A nightclub DJ who was fined RM1,800 for driving under the influence of alcohol last May, was today fined RM2,500 in default two months' jail by the magistrate's court here for committing a similar offence yesterday.
Date: 28 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

SEA Games Bus Driver sent to jail After failing to pay Fine of RM20,400

SHAH ALAM, Aug 24 (Bernama) - A Kuala Lumpur SEA Games bus driver was sent straight to Kajang Prison to serve six months' jail after he failed to pay a fine of RM20,400 meted out by the Magistrate's Court here, today.
Date: 24 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Overloaded Lorries At Jalan Sapulut-Kalabakan Need To Stop - Pairin

SEMPORNA, Aug 23 (Bernama) - Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan wants the relevant authorities to address the problem of overloaded lorries that cause road damage at Jalan Sapulut-Kalabakan in Tawau.
Date: 24 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Traffic Offenders advised to pay AES Summonses

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 18 (Bernama) - Traffic offenders with summonses for offences under the automated enforcement system (AES) issued since last April 15 are advised to pay their compound fines to avoid legal action.
Date: 18 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Notice under Section 70

Date: 14 August 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 406 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

e-hailing Regulations necessary for Safety of Drivers, Passengers - Nancy

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) - The same regulations imposed on conventional taxi drivers and e-hailing service providers are aimed at ensuring the safety of the passengers, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri.
Date: 15 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bill of the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Amendment) Act 2017

This Bill seeks to amend the Malaysian Aviation Commission Act 2015 to further enhance the effectiveness of the Commission in exercising its functions and powers under Act 771. It also seeks to empower the Commission to impose financial penalty, to impose and collect charges on passengers at airports in Malaysia for the regulatory services rendered ...
Date: 12 August 2017; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR No. 32 of 2017; Source: Parliament

300 Summonses issued In KL Police Traffic Operation

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 (Bernama) - Police detained a car and 20 motorcycles and issued 302 summonses during a traffic operation at Dataran Merdeka and Jalan Raja Laut last night.
Date: 07 August 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bill of the Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act 2017

This Bill seeks to amend the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952 for the purpose of encouraging the registration of ships, to provide for the registration of ships on bareboat charter, to empower the Director of Marine to license persons or organizations to provide service undertakings and port undertakings, and to establish the Malaysia Shipping Deve ...
Date: 04 August 2017; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR No. 28 of 2017; Source: Parliament

E-Hailing Services Legalization Important Milestone for Malaysians - Liow

KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 (Bernama) - The recent legalisation of e-hailing services such as Uber and Grabcar is an important milestone for the Malaysian public, according to Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
Date: 30 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Amendments to Act will improve Taxi, Uber, Grabcar Services

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 (Bernama) - Amendments to the Land Public Transport Act 2010 (APAD) by Parliament yesterday will improve and transform the quality of taxi and e-hailing services such as Uber and Grabcar throughout the country.
Date: 28 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Weight Restrictions (Federal Roads) (Amendment) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 31 July 2017.
Date: 28 July 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 226 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Iskandar Bin Mohd Nuli v AmGeneral Insurance Berhad

Date: 12 July 2017; Court: Federal Court; Citation: Civil Application No. 02(f)-28-05/2016(W); Source: Federal Court Registry

e-hailing Services now regulated - Nancy

KUALA LUMPUR, July 27 (Bernama) - Malaysia is the first country to legalise e-hailing services such as Grabcar and Uber said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri.
Date: 27 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

270 Summonses issued, 17 Motorcycles seized in Ops Tutup at Dataran Merdeka

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) - Police issued 270 summonses and seized 27 motorcycles in the Op Tutup at Dataran Merdeka here late last night.
Date: 23 July 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 24 July 2017.
Date: 21 July 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 202 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

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Budget 2018: 13,837 Ideas, Proposals from the Public received

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today that 13,837 ideas and proposals were received through the Budget 2018 'crowdsourcing' campaign carried out for 15 days from Sept 4 to 18.

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Malaysia-Thailand to ink MoU on Security Cooperation

BANGKOK, Sept 20 (Bernama) - There will be closer security cooperation between Malaysia and Thailand with the establishment of a Joint Committee on Security Cooperation, according to a cabinet resolution document released by the Thai government.

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EPF to boost Investments in Shariah-Compliant Private Equity Funds

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is prepared to increase its investments in shariah-compliant private equity (PE) funds, said its Investment Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab Latif.

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BNM seeks More Focused Delivery of Mandates under Malaysian Development Financial Institutions

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is planning to work with the leadership of local financial institutions and other stakeholders in government to address a more focused delivery of mandates under the Malaysian Development Financial Institutions.

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Renewal Application for Special Scheme expiring 31st March 2018 onwards

Renewal application shall be made six months prior to the expiry date and must be submitted two months before the expiry date​.

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MTUC urges Local Authorities to take Stern Action against Illegal Premises

BUTTERWORTH, Sept 18 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called on local authorities to take strict legal action against illegal buildings or premises, particularly educational institutions.

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ASEAN enhances Coordination to tackle Cyber Threats

SINGAPORE, Sept 18 (Bernama) - ASEAN member states have agreed on the importance of enhancing coordination to ensure that its cybersecurity efforts across various platforms in countering increasingly sophisticated cyber threats are focused, effective and in synergy with one another.

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UPNM Cadet Murder Case transferred to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 (Bernama) - The case involving six Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) students who are accused of murdering their fellow Navy cadet officer Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain and other related charges has been transferred to the High Court.

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Mega Malaysia-US Trade Deals to be positive in the Medium to Long-term

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 (Bernama) - Mega bilateral trade deals concluded between Malaysia and the United States (US) during Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's just-concluded visit to the latter is poised to be very positive for the country's economy in the medium- to-long-term, says an economist.

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Mida approves RM1.3 Bln DISF Grant till July 2017

SUNGAI PETANI, Sept 14 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) has approved grants totalling RM1.3 billion under the Domestic Investment Strategic Fund (DISF) since the fund was established in July 2012 until July this year.

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SC establishes Fintech Cooperation with Three Financial Centres

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has signed a series of innovation cooperation agreements with three regulators in major financial centres, in a move to spur greater cooperation in facilitating and regulating innovations emerging within the digital finance industry.

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CIDB wants Governement to cut Machinery Taxes in Budget 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 (Bernama) - The Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has asked the government to reduce taxes for construction machinery for the Industrialised Building System (IBS) projects to between five and zero per cent in Budget 2018.

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