LATEST MALAYSIAN ACTS

Principal Acts

Number Title Date Coming Into Force
ACT 831 FINANCE ACT 2020 The Income Tax Act 1967 [Act 53] see s 3, the Real Property Gains Tax Act 1976 [Act 169] see s 31, the Stamp Act 1949 [Act 378] see s 39, the Petroleum (Income Tax) Act 1967 [Act 543] see s 51, the Labuan Business Activity Tax Act 1990 [Act 445] see s 55, the Finance Act 2012 [Act 742] see s 63 and the Finance Act 2018 [Act 812] see s 65
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]

Amending Acts

Number Title Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
ACT A1634 CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES (AMENDMENT) ACT 2021 1 April 2021 [PU(B) 174/2021] ACT 502
ACT A1633 TOURISM TAX (AMENDMENT) ACT 2021 1 April 2021 [PU(B) 148/2021] - s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20; and s 10 (only for new subsection 20C(3) of the new part VA of the Tourism Tax Act 2017 [Act 791]); 1 July 2021 [PU(B) 148/2021] - s 10 (except for the provision of new subsection 20C(3) of the new part VA of the principal Act) and 21 ACT 791
ACT A1632 SERVICE TAX (AMENDMENT) ACT 2020 1 January 2021 [PU(B) 716/2020] ACT 807
ACT A1631 SALES TAX (AMENDMENT) ACT 2020 1 January 2021 [PU(B) 715/2020] ACT 806
ACT A1630 FREE ZONES (AMENDMENT) ACT 2020 1 January 2021 [PU(B) 719/2020] ACT 438

PU(A)

Number Title Date of Publication Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
PU(A) 407/2021 SALES TAX (IMPOSITION OF SALES TAX IN RESPECT OF DESIGNATED AREA) (AMENDMENT) ORDER 2021 21 October 2021 25 October 2021 PU(A) 206/2018
PU(A) 406/2021 STATUTORY BODIES (DISCIPLINE AND SURCHARGE) (AMENDMENT OF FIRST SCHEDULE) ORDER 2021 21 October 2021 22 October 2021 ACT 605
PU(A) 405/2021 ADMINISTRATION OF ISLAMIC LAW (FEDERAL TERRITORIES) (TAULIAH TO TEACH THE RELIGION OF ISLAM) (AMENDMENT) RULES 2021 20 October 2021 21 October 2021 PU(A) 74/2006
PU(A) 404/2021 INCOME TAX (DEDUCTION FOR EXPENSES IN RELATION TO THE COST OF DETECTION TEST OF CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) FOR EMPLOYEES) RULES 2021 20 October 2021 Year of assessment 2021 ACT 53
PU(A) 403/2021 CONSTITUTION OF THE HIGH COURTS (JUDICIAL COMMISSIONER) ORDER 2021 18 October 2021 1 April 2021 ACT 000

PU(B)

Number Title Date of Publication Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
PU(B) 514/2021 DECLARATION OF QUARANTINE STATIONS (NO. 3) 2021 22 October 2021 23 October 2021 ACT 342
PU(B) 513/2021 DECLARATION OF VACATIONS OF THE HIGH COURT IN MALAYA 22 October 2021 23 October 2021 PU(A) 326/1985
PU(B) 512/2021 DECLARATION OF COMMENCEMENT AND DURATION OF VACATIONS OF THE COURT OF APPEAL 22 October 2021 23 October 2021 PU(A) 539/1994
PU(B) 511/2021 VACATIONS OF THE FEDERAL COURT 22 October 2021 23 October 2021 PU(A) 150/1996
PU(B) 510/2021 NOTIFICATION OF VALUES OF CRUDE PETROLEUM OIL UNDER SECTION 12 21 October 2021 22 October 2021 to 4 November 2021 ACT 235