LATEST MALAYSIAN ACTS

Principal Acts

Number Title Date Coming Into Force
ACT 830 TEMPORARY MEASURES FOR GOVERNMENT FINANCING (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)) ACT 2020 27 February 2020 until 31 December 2022 except s 3; 26 October 2020 until 31 December 2022 - s 3
ACT 829 TEMPORARY MEASURES FOR REDUCING THE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) ACT 2020 Part I - 23 October 2020 (shall continue for a period of two years); Part II, Part III (Limitation Act 1953), Part IV (Sabah Limitation Ordinance), Part V (Sarawak Limitation Ordinance), Part VI (Public Authorities Protection Act 1948), Part IX (Consumer Protection Act 1999), Part X (Distress Act 1951) - 18 March 2020 until 31 December 2020; Part VII (Insolvency Act 1967) - 23 October 2020 until 31 August 2021; Part VIII (Hire-Purchase Act 1967) - 1 April 2020 until 31 December 2020; Part XI (Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act 1966), Part XII (Industrial Relations Act 1967), Part XIII (Private Employment Agencies Act 1981), Part XIX - 18 March 2020; Part XIV (Land Public Transport Act 2010), Part XV (Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board Act 1987) - 1 August 2020 until 31 December 2021; Part XVI (Courts of Judicature Act 1964), Part XVII (Subordinate Courts Act 1948), Part XVIII (Subordinate Courts Rules Act 1955) - 18 March 2020 until 23 October 2020 (shall continue for a period of two years)
ACT 828 NATIONAL LAND CODE (REVISED 2020) 15 October 2020 pursuant to paragraph 6(1)(xxiii) of the Revision of Laws Act 1968 [Act 1]; Revised up to 14 October 2020; First enacted in 1965 as Act of Parliament No 56 of 1965
ACT 827 CURRENCY ACT 2020 1 October 2020 [PU(B) 476/2020]
ACT 826 FOOD DONORS PROTECTION ACT 2020 31 March 2020 [PU(B) 166/2020]

Amending Acts

Number Title Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
ACT A1625 NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL (AMENDMENT) ACT 2020 1 November 2020 ACT 776
ACT A1624 INSOLVENCY (AMENDMENT) ACT 2020 Not Yet In Force ACT 360
ACT A1623 SUBORDINATE COURTS RULES (AMENDMENT) ACT 2020 22 October 2020 [PU(B) 532/2020] ACT 55
ACT A1622 SUBORDINATE COURTS (AMENDMENT) ACT 2020 22 October 2020 [PU(B) 531/2020] ACT 92
ACT A1621 COURTS OF JUDICATURE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2020 22 October 2020 [PU(B) 530/2020] ACT 91

PU(A)

Number Title Date of Publication Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
PU(A) 294/2020 SELF-EMPLOYMENT SOCIAL SECURITY (AMENDMENT OF FIRST SCHEDULE) ORDER 2020 6 October 2020 7 October 2020 ACT 789
PU(A) 293/2020 SALES TAX (PERSONS EXEMPTED FROM PAYMENT OF TAX) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 2) ORDER 2020 5 October 2020 6 October 2020 PU(A) 210/2018
PU(A) 292/2020 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (MEASURES WITHIN INFECTED LOCAL AREAS) (NO. 8) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2020 2 October 2020 3 October 2020 PU(A) 254/2020
PU(A) 291/2020 FACTORIES AND MACHINERY (EXEMPTION TO PETRONAS CHEMICALS DERIVATIVES SDN. BHD., KERTIH, TERENGGANU) ORDER 2020 1 October 2020 2 October 2020 ACT 139
PU(A) 290/2020 FIRE SERVICES (FIRE CERTIFICATE) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2020 30 September 2020 1 October 2020 PU(A) 241/2001

PU(B)

Number Title Date of Publication Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
PU(B) 491/2020 RESULTS OF CONTESTED ELECTION AND STATEMENTS OF THE POLL AFTER THE OFFICIAL ADDITION OF VOTES - SABAH - CORRIGENDUM 6 October 2020 PU(B) 484/2020
PU(B) 490/2020 RESERVATION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC PURPOSE FOR LOT 7369 KAMPUNG SUNGAI BEDAUN 6 October 2020 7 October 2020 ACT 56/1965
PU(B) 489/2020 RESERVATION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC PURPOSE FOR 6850 KAMPUNG SUNGAI KELING 6 October 2020 7 October 2020 ACT 56/1965
PU(B) 488/2020 RESERVATION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC PURPOSE FOR LOT 55307 MUKIM KUALA LUMPUR 1 October 2020 2 October 2020 ACT 56/1965
PU(B) 487/2020 RESERVATION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC PURPOSE FOR LOT 20089 CITY KUALA LUMPUR 1 October 2020 2 October 2020 ACT 56/1965