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 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
ACT A1629 EXCISE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2020 1 January 2021 [PU(B) 718/2020] ACT 176
ACT A1628 CUSTOMS (AMENDMENT) ACT 2020 1 January 2021 [PU(B) 717/2020] ACT 235

PU(A)

Number Title Date of Publication Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
PU(A) 12/2021 EMERGENCY (ESSENTIAL POWERS) ORDINANCE 2021 14 January 2021 11 January 2021 ACT 000
PU(A) 11/2021 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (COMPOUNDING OF OFFENCES) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS 2021 12 January 2021 13 January 2021 PU(A) 327/1993
PU(A) 10/2021 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (MEASURES WITHIN INFECTED LOCAL AREAS) (RECOVERY MOVEMENT CONTROL) REGULATIONS 2021 12 January 2021 13 January 2021 to 31 March 2021 ACT 342
PU(A) 9/2021 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (MEASURES WITHIN INFECTED LOCAL AREAS) (CONDITIONAL MOVEMENT CONTROL) REGULATIONS 2021 12 January 2021 13 January 2021 to 26 January 2021 ACT 342
PU(A) 8/2021 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES (MEASURES WITHIN INFECTED LOCAL AREAS) (MOVEMENT CONTROL) REGULATIONS 2021 12 January 2021 13 January 2021 to 26 January 2021 ACT 342

PU(B)

Number Title Date of Publication Date coming into force Principal/Amending Act No
PU(B) 39/2021 RESERVATION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC PURPOSE FOR LOT 31225 PLACE KAMPUNG TANJUNG ARU 20 January 2021 21 January 2021 ACT 828
PU(B) 38/2021 RESERVATION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC PURPOSE FOR LOT 6302 PLACE JALAN TENAGA, BANDAR LABUAN 20 January 2021 21 January 2021 ACT 828
PU(B) 37/2021 RESERVATION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC PURPOSE FOR LOT 6301 PLACE JALAN TENAGA, BANDAR LABUAN 20 January 2021 21 January 2021 ACT 828
PU(B) 36/2021 RESERVATION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC PURPOSE FOR LOT 480632 MUKIM KUALA LUMPUR 20 January 2021 21 January 2021 ACT 828
PU(B) 35/2021 RESERVATION OF LAND FOR PUBLIC PURPOSE FOR LOT 81535 MUKIM BATU 20 January 2021 21 January 2021 ACT 828