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 Not Yet In Force 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) 206/2021 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (MEASURES WITHIN INFECTED LOCAL AREAS) (RECOVERY MOVEMENT CONTROL) (NO. 3) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 15) REGULATIONS 2021 1 May 2021 1 May 2021 PU(A) 98/2021
PU(A) 205/2021 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (MEASURES WITHIN INFECTED LOCAL AREAS) (CONDITIONAL MOVEMENT CONTROL) (NO. 4) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 14) REGULATIONS 2021 1 May 2021 1 May 2021 PU(A) 97/2021
PU(A) 204/2021 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (MEASURES WITHIN INFECTED LOCAL AREAS) (MOVEMENT CONTROL) (NO. 4) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 15) REGULATIONS 2021 1 May 2021 1 May 2021 PU(A) 96/2021
PU(A) 203/2021 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (MEASURES WITHIN INFECTED LOCAL AREAS) (RECOVERY MOVEMENT CONTROL) (NO. 3) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 14) REGULATIONS 2021 30 April 2021 30 April 2021 PU(A) 98/2021
PU(A) 202/2021 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (MEASURES WITHIN INFECTED LOCAL AREAS) (CONDITIONAL MOVEMENT CONTROL) (NO. 4) (AMENDMENT) (NO. 13) REGULATIONS 2021 30 April 2021 30 April 2021 PU(A) 97/2021

PU(B)

Number Title Date of Publication Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
PU(B) 261/2021 NOTICE TO THIRD PARTIES 10 May 2021 11 May 2021 ACT 613
PU(B) 260/2021 APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN AND DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF THE APPEAL BOARD 10 May 2021 11 May 2021 ACT 267
PU(B) 259/2021 DECLARATION UNDER SECTIONS 5 AND 6 OF THE MERCHANT SHIPPING ORDINANCE 1952 10 May 2021 11 May 2021 ORD 70/1952
PU(B) 258/2021 NOTIFICATION OF ADOPTION OF THE DRAFT PROPOSAL FOR ALTERATION OF LOCAL PLAN FOR THE FEDERAL TERRITORY OF KUALA LUMPUR 7 May 2021 8 May 2021 ACT 267
PU(B) 257/2021 APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN OF A DIVISION OF THE INDUSTRIAL COURT 6 May 2021 1 January 2021 ACT 177