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 827 CURRENCY ACT 2020 Not Yet In Force
ACT 826 FOOD DONORS PROTECTION ACT 2020 31 March 2020 [PU(B) 166/2020]
ACT 825 ANTI-FAKE NEWS (REPEAL) ACT 2020 31 January 2020

Amending Acts

Number Title Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
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
ACT A1620 SUPPLY (REALLOCATION OF APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURE) ACT 2020 10 March 2020

PU(A)

Number Title Date of Publication Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
PU(A) 285/2020 CUSTOMS (ANTI-DUMPING DUTIES) 2019 ORDER (AMENDMENT) 2020 29 September 2020 8 March 2019 until 7 March 2024 PU(A) 69/2019
PU(A) 284/2020 ROAD TRANSPORT (PROHIBITION OF USE OF ROAD) (FEDERAL ROADS) (NO. 10) ORDER 2020 29 September 2020 30 September 2020 ACT 333
PU(A) 283/2020 ROAD TRANSPORT (PROHIBITION OF USE OF ROAD) (FEDERAL ROADS) (NO. 9) ORDER 2020 29 September 2020 30 September 2020 ACT 333
PU(A) 282/2020 FEDERAL ROADS (DESIGNATED FEDERAL TERRITORY ROADS) (FEDERAL TERRITORY OF LABUAN) (AMENDMENT) ORDER 2020 29 September 2020 1 October 2020 PU(A) 432/1991
PU(A) 281/2020 CURRENCY (PROCESSING FEES FOR APPLICATION OF REGISTRATION OF CURRENCY PROCESSING BUSINESS) REGULATIONS 2020 29 September 2020 1 October 2020 ACT 827

PU(B)

Number Title Date of Publication Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
PU(B) 473/2020 NOTIFICATION OF VALUES OF CRUDE PETROLEUM OIL UNDER SECTION 12 24 September 2020 25 September 2020 to 8 October 2020 ACT 235
PU(B) 472/2020 APPOINTMENT UNDER SUBSECTION 134(2) 24 September 2020 Specified in column (3) of the Schedule ACT 53
PU(B) 471/2020 APPOINTMENT UNDER SUBSECTION 3(1) 22 September 2020 Specified in column (3) of the Schedule ACT 115
PU(B) 470/2020 APPOINTMENT OF LOCK-UP TO BE A PLACE OF CONFINEMENT 22 September 2020 23 September 2020 ACT 537
PU(B) 469/2020 APPOINTMENT OF LOCK-UP TO BE A PLACE OF CONFINEMENT 22 September 2020 23 September 2020 ACT 537