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Issue #47/2017
23 November 2017

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New This Week

  1. Case(s) of the Week

    1. SURUHANJAYA PENCEGAHAN RASUAH MALAYSIA & ORS v. LATHEEFA BEEBI KOYA & ANOR [2017] 10 CLJ 1

  2. Latest Cases

    1. Legal Network Series

    2. CLJ 2017 Volume 10 (Part 1)

  3. Articles

    1. LNS Article(s)

  4. Legislation Highlights

    1. Principal Acts

    2. Amending Acts

    3. PU(A)

    4. PU(B)

    5. Legislation Alert

CASE(S) OF THE WEEK

SURUHANJAYA PENCEGAHAN RASUAH MALAYSIA & ORS v.
LATHEEFA BEEBI KOYA & ANOR
[2017] 10 CLJ 1
FEDERAL COURT, PUTRAJAYA
AHMAD MAAROP CJ (MALAYA), RICHARD MALANJUM CJ (SABAH & SARAWAK), HASAN LAH FCJ, ABU SAMAH NORDIN FCJ, BALIA YUSOF WAHI FCJ
[CIVIL APPEAL NO: 01(f)-31-04-2015(W)]
09 AUGUST 2017

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Judicial review – Proceedings – Certiorari – Application to quash notice under s. 30(1)(a) of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 to assist in investigation of corruption offence – Lawyers accompanied client to Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (‘MACC’) office to give statement – Notice issued ordering lawyers to give statements – Whether notice an act of intimidation – Whether notice issued mala fide or in bad faith – Whether MACC abused powers in issuing notice – Whether criminal investigative process amenable to judicial review – Whether actions or decisions of public authority in exercise of its powers open to judicial review

CRIMINAL LAW: Corruption – Investigation – Lawyers accompanied client to Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (‘MACC’) office to give statement – Client a complainant against suspect in commission of corruption offence – Whether arts. 5(2) or 5(3) of Federal Constitution confers constitutional right on complainant to be represented by counsel – Notice under s. 30(1)(a) of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 ordering lawyers to give statements – Whether notice an act of intimidation – Whether MACC abused powers in issuing notice – Whether notice was for lawyers to assist in investigation of corruption offence – Whether notice issued mala fide or in bad faith


LATEST CASES

Legal Network Series

[2016] 1 LNS 1390

SCOMI TRANSIT PROJECTS SDN BHD v. PRASARANA MALAYSIA BERHAD

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Injunction - Interim injunction - Application for interim injunction pursuant to s. 11(1)(h) of Arbitration Act 2005 - Injunction filed by contractor to restrain employer from terminating contract pending reference of dispute to arbitration - Perpetual injunction sought in main suit disallowed under s. 54 of Specific Relief Act 1950 - Whether there were serious questions to be tried - Whether damages would be an adequate remedy - Whether principal was able to meet any damages - Whether justice of case and balance of convenience favoured contractor or principal - Whether injunction could be given to prevent termination of building, engineering and technology contract

[2016] 1 LNS 1429

SARMA MAHENDRAN lwn. LEMBAGA PENCEGAHAN JENAYAH, MALAYSI & YANG LAIN

PENAHANAN PENCEGAHAN: Perintah tahanan - Permohonan untuk habeas corpus - Tahanan di bawah s. 19A Akta Pencegahan Jenayah 1959 ('APJ') - Dakwaan kelewatan dalam penyerahan dapatan pegawai inkuiri - Dapatan pegawai inkuiri diserahkan kepada pemohon 50 minit selepas dapatan dibuat - Dakwaan kegagalan pematuhan perintah pemindahan - Ketidak penyerahan perintah pemindahan kepada pemohon - Sama ada peruntukan s. 10(2) APJ telah dipatuhi - Sama ada tahanan pemohon masih sah semasa pengeluaran perintah pemindahan - Sama ada terdapat keperluan untuk menyerahkan sesalinan perintah pemindahan kepada pemohon - Sama ada tahanan pemohon adalah sah

PENAHANAN PENCEGAHAN: Perintah tahanan - Permohonan untuk habeas corpus - Tahanan di bawah s. 19A Akta Pencegahan Jenayah 1959 - Borang 2 - Ketiadaan nama penandatangan dalam borang 2 - Isu borang 2 tidak dipertikaikan di dalam afidavit - Sama ada pemohon dihalang daripada mempertikaikan isu Borang 2 - Sama ada kecacatan tanpa nama penandatangan dalam Borang 2 terjumlah kepada ketidakpatuhan mandatori - Sama ada pengeluaran Borang 2 adalah sah - Sama ada tahanan pemohon adalah sah

[2016] 1 LNS 1435

MOHAIYANI SECURITIES SDN BHD v. ABDUL RAZAK ISMAIL

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Judgments and orders - Setting aside - Order granting leave to execute judgment - Leave order obtained on ex-parte basis - Execution of judgment after 6 years had lapsed - Leave to execute judgment was obtained by successor entity following vesting order - Whether there was necessity to substitute name of successor entity in judgment before applying for leave to execute judgment - Whether leave order was valid - Whether sufficient cause for delay in executing judgment shown

[2016] 1 LNS 1464

PP lwn. MOHAMAD MOKHTAR ABDUL MAJID

UNDANG-UNDANG JENAYAH: Kanun Keseksaan - Seksyen 109, 415, 417 - Pertuduhan melakukan penipuan secara persubahatan - Pertuduhan terhadap pembantu tadbir kewangan - Pegawai penyiasat berpendapat tiada unsur penipuan dilakukan tetapi lebih kepada pelanggaran peraturan kewangan - Sama ada tertuduh telah melakukan kecurangan untuk memujuk, merayu atau memperdayakan pengadu - Sama ada kewujudan penipuan dan persubahatan telah dibuktikan - Sama ada tertuduh wajar disabitkan semata-mata kerana wujud pengakuan dibuat oleh pesalah yang lain

[2016] 1 LNS 1718

SHAMSUL ISKANDAR @ YUSRE MOHD AKIN lwn. PP

UNDANG-UNDANG PERLEMBAGAAN: Perundangan - Ketidak berperlembagaan statut – Kesahihan s. 4(2)(b) Akta Perhimpunan Aman 2012 ('APA') - Sama ada s. 4(2)(b) APA adalah sah - Sama ada s. 4(2)(b) APA berlawanan dengan perkara 10(2)(b) Perlembagaan Persekutuan


CLJ 2017 Volume 10 (Part 1)

FEDERAL COURT

Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia & Ors v. Latheefa Beebi Koya & Anor
Ahmad Maarop CJ (Malaya), Richard Malanjum CJ (Sabah & Sarawak), Hasan Lah, Abu Samah Nordin, Balia Yusof Wahi FCJJ
(Civil Procedure; Criminal Law - Judicial review - Certiorari - Application to quash notice issued under s. 30(1)(a) of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 - Whether criminal investigative process amenable to judicial review - Whether MACC abused powers in issuing notice) [2017] 10 CLJ 1 [FC]

COURT OF APPEAL

Azlin Azrai Lan Hawari v. United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd & Other Appeals
Alizatul Khair Osman, Nallini Pathmanathan, Zabariah Mohd Yusof JJCA
(Civil Procedure; Bankruptcy - Notice - Judgment debtor summons - Breach of terms of order - Whether bankruptcy notice against judgment debtor valid) [2017] 10 CLJ 18 [CA]

Mohamad Hassan Zakaria v. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, Badariah Sahamid, Mary Lim JJCA
(Administrative Law; Civil Procedure - Judicial review - Application for optional early retirement from statutory body - Whether rejection of application done in bad faith) [2017] 10 CLJ 36 [CA]

Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd v. Pemungut Duti Setem
Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Abdul Rahman Sebli, Zaleha Yusof JJCA
(Revenue Law - Stamp duty - Ad valorem stamp duty - Whether loan agreement or loan instrument without security exempted from stamp duty) [2017] 10 CLJ 66 [CA]

Shuib Abdul Samad v. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Khalid Abu Bakar & Ors
Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Abdul Rahman Sebli, Zaleha Yusof JJCA
(Administrative Law - Judicial Review - Application to quash decision of Police Service Commission - Whether decision making process tainted with procedural impropriety) [2017] 10 CLJ 89 [CA]

Wan Senik Wan Omar v. Majlis Perbandaran Selayang
Abang Iskandar, Badariah Sahamid, Mary Lim JJCA
(Local Government - Buildings - Renovation - Whether Municipal Council legally clothed to demolish illegally renovated structure) [2017] 10 CLJ 102 [CA]

Wang Han Lin & Ors v. HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd
Nallini Pathmanathan, Zabariah Mohd Yusof, Hasnah Mohammed Hashim JJCA
(Civil Procedure; Evidence - Discovery - Whether report prepared for dominant purpose of litigation - Whether report protected by litigation privilege) [2017] 10 CLJ 111 [CA]

HIGH COURT

Kumaraguru Thandavathevar v. Ooi Soo Teik & Anor
Azmi Abdullah JC
(Contract; Land Law - Indefeasibility of title and interests - Transfer - Whether purchaser in breach of sale and purchase agreement - Whether transfers valid) [2017] 10 CLJ 129 [HC]

SUBJECT INDEX

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

Exercise of administrative powers - Retirement - Applicant applied for optional early retirement from statutory body - Application and appeals rejected without reasons - Whether applicant entitled and fulfilled requirements to optionally retire from statutory body - Whether rejection of applicant's application and appeals done in bad faith - Whether statutory body had duty to give reasons for rejecting application and appeals - Statutory and Local Authorities Pensions Act 1980, s. 12(1)
Mohamad Hassan Zakaria v. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
(Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, Badariah Sahamid, Mary Lim JJCA) [2017] 10 CLJ 36 [CA]

Judicial Review - Certiorari - Application to quash decision of Police Service Commission - Police officer acquitted of criminal charges in lower court - Dismissal letter referred to criminal charges - Whether explanation offered as to why dismissal letter made reference to criminal charges - Whether decision making process tainted with procedural impropriety - Whether in breach of reg. 31(1) of Public Officers (Conduct and Discipline) Regulations 1993
Shuib Abdul Samad v. Tan Sri Dato' Seri Khalid Abu Bakar & Ors
(Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Abdul Rahman Sebli, Zaleha Yusof JJCA) [2017] 10 CLJ 89 [CA]

BANKRUPTCY

Notice - Validity - Judgment obtained by judgment creditor ('JC') against judgment debtor ('JD') not satisfied - JC commenced judgment debtor summons ('JDS') proceedings against JD - JD ordered to pay judgment debt in instalments - JD breached terms of order by failing to comply with monthly instalments - JC commenced bankruptcy proceedings against JD - Whether JC could commence bankruptcy proceedings as there was JDS in place - Whether there was modification/variation of original judgment - Whether JD breached JDS order - Whether original judgment nullified by JDS order - Whether bankruptcy notice valid - Bankruptcy Act 1967, s. 3(1)
Azlin Azrai Lan Hawari v. United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd & Other Appeals
(Alizatul Khair Osman, Nallini Pathmanathan, Zabariah Mohd Yusof JJCA) [2017] 10 CLJ 18 [CA]

CIVIL PROCEDURE

Discovery - Documents - Application for discovery of internal investigation report - Whether report prepared for dominant purpose of litigation - Whether litigation pending or apprehended - Whether report protected by litigation privilege - Whether such privilege subsists under s. 126 of the Evidence Act 1950 - Whether litigation privilege subsists under common law - Whether document ought to be protected from disclosure at discovery stage - Whether it would serve interests of adversarial system for parties to have sight of report - Rules of Court 2012, O. 24 r. 7
Wang Han Lin & Ors v. HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd
(Nallini Pathmanathan, Zabariah Mohd Yusof, Hasnah Mohammed Hashim JJCA) [2017] 10 CLJ 111 [CA]

Judgments and orders - Judgment debt - Judgment obtained by judgment creditor ('JC') against judgment debtor ('JD') not satisfied - JC commenced judgment debtor summons ('JDS') proceedings against JD - JD ordered to pay judgment debt in instalments - JD breached terms of order by failing to comply with monthly instalments - JC commenced bankruptcy proceedings against JD - Whether JC could commence bankruptcy proceedings as there was JDS in place - Whether there was modification/variation of original judgment - Whether JD breached JDS order - Whether original judgment nullified by JDS order - Debtors Act 1957, s. 3
Azlin Azrai Lan Hawari v. United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd & Other Appeals
(Alizatul Khair Osman, Nallini Pathmanathan, Zabariah Mohd Yusof JJCA) [2017] 10 CLJ 18 [CA]

Judicial review - Certiorari - Application for - Applicant applied for optional early retirement from statutory body - Application and appeals rejected without reasons - Whether rejection of applicant's application and appeal done in bad faith - Whether statutory body's decision ought to be quashed - Rules of Court 2012, O. 53
Mohamad Hassan Zakaria v. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
(Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, Badariah Sahamid, Mary Lim JJCA) [2017] 10 CLJ 36 [CA]

Judicial review - Mandamus - Application for - Applicant applied for optional early retirement from statutory body - Application and appeals rejected without reasons being given - Whether rejection of applicant's application and appeal done in bad faith - Whether court could compel statutory body to consent to applicant's application to retire early - Rules of Court 2012, O. 53
Mohamad Hassan Zakaria v. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
(Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, Badariah Sahamid, Mary Lim JJCA) [2017] 10 CLJ 36 [CA]

Judicial review - Proceedings - Certiorari - Application to quash notice under s. 30(1)(a) of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 to assist in investigation of corruption offence - Lawyers accompanied client to Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission ('MACC') office to give statement - Notice issued ordering lawyers to give statements - Whether notice an act of intimidation - Whether notice issued mala fide or in bad faith - Whether MACC abused powers in issuing notice - Whether criminal investigative process amenable to judicial review - Whether actions or decisions of public authority in exercise of its powers open to judicial review
Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia & Ors v. Latheefa Beebi Koya & Anor
(Ahmad Maarop CJ (Malaya), Richard Malanjum CJ (Sabah & Sarawak), Hasan Lah, Abu Samah Nordin, Balia Yusof Wahi FCJJ) [2017] 10 CLJ 1 [FC]

CONTRACT

Agreement - Breach - Sale and purchase agreement for sale of property entered between purchaser and developer - Developer failed to hand over possession of property and/or complete common facilities within stipulated period - Developer owed liquidated ascertained damages ('LAD') to purchaser - Purchaser instructed bank not to release payment in order to set off balance of purchase price with LAD - Whether purchaser in breach of sale and purchase agreement for failing/neglecting to pay balance purchase price
Kumaraguru Thandavathevar v. Ooi Soo Teik & Anor
(Azmi Abdullah JC) [2017] 10 CLJ 129 [HC]

CRIMINAL LAW

Corruption - Investigation - Lawyers accompanied client to Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission ('MACC') office to give statement - Client a complainant against suspect in commission of corruption offence - Whether arts. 5(2) or 5(3) of Federal Constitution confers constitutional right on complainant to be represented by counsel - Notice under s. 30(1)(a) of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 ordering lawyers to give statements - Whether notice an act of intimidation - Whether MACC abused powers in issuing notice - Whether notice was for lawyers to assist in investigation of corruption offence - Whether notice issued mala fide or in bad faith
Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia & Ors v. Latheefa Beebi Koya & Anor
(Ahmad Maarop CJ (Malaya), Richard Malanjum CJ (Sabah & Sarawak), Hasan Lah, Abu Samah Nordin, Balia Yusof Wahi FCJJ) [2017] 10 CLJ 1 [FC]

EVIDENCE

Documentary evidence - Discovery - Application for discovery of internal investigation report - Whether report prepared for dominant purpose of litigation - Whether litigation pending or apprehended - Whether report protected by litigation privilege - Whether such privilege subsists under s. 126 of the Evidence Act 1950 - Whether litigation privilege subsists under common law - Whether document ought to be protected from disclosure at discovery stage - Whether it would serve interests of adversarial system for parties to have sight of report - Rules of Court 2012, O. 24 r. 7
Wang Han Lin & Ors v. HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd
(Nallini Pathmanathan, Zabariah Mohd Yusof, Hasnah Mohammed Hashim JJCA) [2017] 10 CLJ 111 [CA]

LAND LAW

Indefeasibility of title and interests - Transfer - Developer failed to hand over possession of property and/or complete common facilities within stipulated period - Developer owed liquidated ascertained damages ('LAD') to purchaser - Purchaser instructed bank not to release payment in order to set off balance of purchase price with LAD - Developer sold property to third party as agreement with purchaser deemed annulled - Third party sold property to fourth party - Whether purchaser was beneficial owner of property - Whether developer was holding property as bare trustee - Whether developer had any interest and/or rights in property which was transferable to third party - Whether third party had any interest and/or rights transferable to fourth party - Whether transfers valid - National Land Code, s. 340(2)
Kumaraguru Thandavathevar v. Ooi Soo Teik & Anor
(Azmi Abdullah JC) [2017] 10 CLJ 129 [HC]

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Buildings - Renovation - House owner failed to obtain prior approval from Municipal Council before renovating house - Municipal Council offered compound and discounted compound - House owner paid discounted compound - Municipal Council agreed to approve house owner's application to renovate house subject to consent of neighbours - Municipal Council increased assessment sum of house after taking into consideration illegal structure - Application for judicial review of Municipal Council's decision dismissed by High Court - Whether house owner came to court with clean hands as he had renovated house without prior approval from Municipal Council - Whether Municipal Council legally clothed to demolish illegally renovated structure - Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974, ss. 70(11) & 72(1)
Wan Senik Wan Omar v. Majlis Perbandaran Selayang
(Abang Iskandar, Badariah Sahamid, Mary Lim JJCA) [2017] 10 CLJ 102 [CA]

REVENUE LAW

Stamp duty - Ad valorem stamp duty - Appeal against stamp duty on facility agreement - Application for remission under Stamp Duty (Remission) (No. 2) Order 2012 ('Remission Order') - Whether loan agreement or loan instrument without security exempted from stamp duty - Whether appellant provided negative pledge - Whether negative pledge a security - Whether negative pledge only created an obligation not to encumber or charge assets - Whether facility agreement fell under subsubitem 22(1)(b) of First Schedule to Stamp Act 1949 - Whether facility agreement was a loan agreement without security and entitled to remission under Remission Order
Muhibbah Engineering (M) Bhd v. Pemungut Duti Setem
(Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Abdul Rahman Sebli, Zaleha Yusof JJCA) [2017] 10 CLJ 66 [CA]


ARTICLES

LNS Article(s)

  1. HAK TANAH ORANG ASLI: ISU-ISU HAK TANAH ORANG ASLI DI SEMENANJUNG MALAYSIA [Read excerpt]
    by: VIJEYASRI A/P RAMESH*
    MAZLIZA MOHAMAD**
    [2017] 1 LNS(A) xcvi

  2. [2017] 1 LNS(A) xcvi
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    MALAYSIA

    HAK TANAH ORANG ASLI: ISU-ISU HAK TANAH ORANG ASLI DI SEMENANJUNG MALAYSIA
    by
    VIJEYASRI A/P RAMESH*
    MAZLIZA MOHAMAD**

    ABSTRAK

    Masyarakat Orang Asli di Malaysia berada dalam posisi yang kurang bernasib baik jika dibandingkan dengan masyakat bukan pribumi. Mereka sering menghadapi masalah pencabulan hak mereka sebagai penduduk Malaysia terutamanya dalam hak tanah. Objektif kajian ini adalah menganalisis isu-isu berkaitan hak tanah Orang Asli seperti diskriminasi dan kesan perampasan tanah Orang Asli kepada mereka. Di samping itu, perlindungan ataupun langkah-langkah yang diambil oleh badan berkuasa dalam menangani isu hak tanah Orang Asli dikenal pasti. Misalnya, konvensyen-konvensyen oleh Pertubuhan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu dan badan-badan kerajaan di Malaysia yang dapat menyelesaikan isu hak Orang Asli ke atas tanah mereka. Kajian ini menggunakan kaedah perpustakaan untuk mencari jalan penyelesaian bagi isu hak tanah Orang Asli di Semenanjung Malaysia. Bahan rujukan seperti buku-buku, tesis, jurnal, artikel dan suratkhabar yang didapati dalam laman sesawang dirujuk. Menerusi kajian ini, dapat dirumuskan bahawa kes-kes penindasan terhadap hak Orang Asli meningkat. Oleh itu, beberapa saranan telah diketengahkan untuk menyelesaikan isu hak tanah ini. Antara saranannya ialah meminda Akta Orang Asli 1954

    . . .

    * Pelajar, Fakulti Undang-undang, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

    ** Ph.D, Pensyarah, Fakulti Undang-undang, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, mazliza@ukm.edu.my.


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  3. HIGH HEELS AND HEAD SCARVES* Clothing-related discrimination in the workplace [Read excerpt]
    by: JOHN WILSON+
    KIERAN PENDER++
    [2017] 1 LNS(A) xcvii

  4. [2017] 1 LNS(A) xcvii
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    AUSTRALIA

    HIGH HEELS AND HEAD SCARVES*
    Clothing-related discrimination in the workplace

    by
    JOHN WILSON+
    KIERAN PENDER++

    "[D]iscriminatory dress codes remain widespread ... the existing law is not yet fully effective in protecting employees from discrimination at work." - Report of a British House of Commons Joint Committee.[1]

    In 1977, the British Employment Appeal Tribunal heard an unusual complaint from an aggrieved bookseller.[2] Austicks Bookshops in Leeds had a policy that prohibited female workers from wearing trousers. One employee, Ms Schmidt, refused to comply. She was dismissed, and subsequently brought proceedings on the basis that the employer's policy constituted sex discrimination.

    In rejecting Ms Schmidt's claim, Justice Nicholas Phillips recognized the expansive powers of an employer to determine appropriate dress code in the workplace. "As a general proposition," he opined, "an employer is entitled to a large measure of discretion in controlling the image of his establishment, including the appearance of staff, and especially so when, as a result of their duties, they come into contact with the public."[3]

    . . .

    * Published with kind permission of the Law Society of the Australian Capital Territory. See Ethos No. 244 June 2017.

    ** Bradley Allen Love

    The authors acknowledge with thanks the input of Dr Dominique Allen (Monash University) and Jessica O'Neill (University of Canberra) during the formative stages of this article.


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LEGISLATION HIGHLIGHTS

Principal Acts

Number Title In force from Repealing
ACT 798 Local Authorities (Conditions of Service) Act 1964 (Revised 2017) 15 November 2017 pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(xxiii) of the Revision of Laws Act 1968 [Act 1]; Revised up to 1 November 2017; First enacted in 1968 as Act of Parliament No 9 of 1964 -
ACT 797 Sabah Ports Authority (Consequential Provisions) Act 1968 (Revised 2017) 15 November 2017 pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(xxiii) of the Revision of Laws Act 1968 [Act 1]; Revised up to 1 November 2017; First enacted in 1968 as Act No 25 of 1968 -
ACT 796 Employment (Restriction) Act 1968 (Revised 2017) 15 November 2017 pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(xxiii) of the Revision of Laws Act 1968 [Act 1]; Revised up to 1 November 2017; First enacted in 1968 as Act of Parliament No 36 of 1968; First Revision - 1988 (Act 353 wef 3 November 1988) -
ACT 795 Access To Biological Resources and Benefit Sharing Act 2017 Not Yet In Force -
ACT 794 Married Women and Children (Enforcement of Maintenance) Act 1968 (Revised 2017) 16 October 2017 pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(xxiii) of the Revision of Laws Act 1968 [Act 1]; Revised up to 2 October 2017; First enacted in 1968 as Act of Parliament No 8 of 1968; First Revision - 1988 (Act 356 wef 1 December 1988) -

Amending Acts

Number Title In force from Principal/Amending Act No
ACT A1550 Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents (Amendment) Act 2017 Not Yet In Force ACT 242
ACT A1549 Prevention of Crime (Amendment) Act 2017 Not Yet In Force ACT 297
ACT A1548 Legal Aid (Amendment) Act 2017 Not Yet In Force ACT 26
ACT A1547 Tabung Angkatan Tentera (Amendment) Act 2017 1 November 2017 [PU(B) 521/2017] ACT 101
ACT A1546 Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) (Amendment) Act 2017 Not Yet In Force ACT 164

PU(A)

Number Title Date of Publication In force from Principal/ Amending Act No
PU(A) 353/2017 Customs Duties (Exemption) (Amendment) (No. 5) Order 2017 16 November 2017 17 November 2017 PU(A) 371/2013
PU(A) 352/2017 Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price For Petrol and Diesel) (No. 33) Order 2017 15 November 2017 16 November 2017 ACT 723
PU(A) 351/2017 Insolvency (Fees) Rules 1969 (Revised 2017) 15 November 2017 (revised edition) 15 November 2017 (revised edition); Revised up to 1 November 2017; Made on 12 March 1969 as PU(A) 201 of 1969 ACT 360
PU(A) 350/2017 Insolvency (Costs) Rules 1969 (Revised 2017) 15 November 2017 (revised edition) 15 November 2017 (revised edition); Revised up to 1 November 2017; Made on 12 March 1969 as PU(A) 200 of 1969 ACT 360
PU(A) 349/2017 Central Bank of Malaysia (Implementation of The United Nations Security Council Resolutions Relating To The Republic of Iraq) Regulations 2017 15 November 2017 16 November 2017 ACT 701

PU(B)

Number Title Date of Publication In force from Principal/ Amending Act No
PU(B) 540/2017 Notification of Approval of Private Drug Rehabilitation Centres 20 November 2017 1 November 2017 ACT 283
PU(B) 539/2017 Exemption Under Subsection 2A(2) 20 November 2017 1 December 2016 ACT 400
PU(B) 538/2017 Appointment of Notary Public 17 November 2017 Specified in column (3) of the Schedule ACT 115
PU(B) 537/2017 Appointment of Members and Alternate Members of The Board 16 November 2017 17 November 2017 ACT 656
PU(B) 536/2017 Notice of Proposed Revocation of Reservation of Land For Public Purpose For Lot 200262 Mukim Setapak 16 November 2017   ACT 56/1965

Legislation Alert

Updated

Act/Principal No. Title Amended by In force from Section amended
PU(A) 34/2011 Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation (Differential Premium Systems in Respect of Deposit-Taking Members) Regulations 2011 PU(A) 348/2017 Assessment year of 2018 Regulation 7 and Schedule
PU(A) 371/2013 Customs Duties (Exemption) Order 2013 PU(A) 353/2017 17 November 2017 Schedule
ACT 371 Registration of Pharmacists Act 1951 (Revised 1989) PU(A) 346/2017 15 November 2017 First Schedule
ACT 203 Lembaga Kemajuan Kelantan Selatan Act 1978 ACT A1543 15 November 2017 [PU(B) 533/2017] Sections 2, 5, 5A, 12, 13, 14, 16A, 16B, 16C, 16D, 16E, 16F, 16G, 16H, 22, 28A, 32A, First Schedule and Third Schedule
ACT 75 Lembaga Kemajuan Johor Tenggara Act 1972 ACT A1542 15 November 2017 [PU(B) 532/2017] Sections 2, 5, 5A, 12, 13, 14, 16A, 16B, 16C, 16D, 16E, 16F, 16G, 16H, 22, 28A, 32A, First Schedule and Third Schedule

Revoked

Act/Principal No. Title Revoked by In force from
PU(A) 161/2017 Co-operative Societies (Assumption of Control) (Appointment) Order 2017 PU(A) 331/2017 19 June 2017
PU(A) 408/2001 Electricity Supply (Compounding of Offences) Regulations 2001 PU(A) 327/2017 25 October 2017
PU(A) 89/2012 Consumer Protection (Credit Sale) Regulations 2012 PU(A) 322/2017 1 January 2018
PU(A) 199/1969 Bankruptcy Rules 1969 PU(A) 305/2017 6 October 2017
PU(B) 472/2016 Appointment and Revocation of Appointment of Director General of the Authority PU(B) 438/2017 22 March 2017