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Evidence (Amendment) Act 2017
The Evidence (Amendment) Act 2017 came into operation on 1 March 2017. It is an Act to amend the Evidence Act 1950.

Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 2016 
The Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Act 2016 came into operation on 1 March 2017, except sections 17, 18, and 19. It is an Act to amend the Criminal Procedure Code and the Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment)(No.2) Act 2012.   

Merchant Shipping Ordinance (Amendment) Act 2016 
The Merchant Shipping Ordinance (Amendment) Act 2016 came into operation on 1 March 2017. It is an Act to amend the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952.  

Companies Act 2016
The Companies Act 2016 came into operation on 31 January 2017 except section 241 and Division 8 of Part III. It is an Act to provide for the registration, administration and dissolution of companies and corporations and to provide for related matters. 

Interest Schemes Act 2016
The Interest Schemes Act 2016 came into operation on 31 January 2017. It is an Act to provide for the registration, administration and dissolution of schemes relating to interests and related matters. 

Companies Commission of Malaysia (Amendment) Act 2015
The Companies Commission of Malaysia (Amendment) Act 2015 for sections 9, 10, 11, 13 and 15 came into operation on 31 January 2017. It is an Act to amend the Companies Commission of Malaysia Act 2001. 

Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) Act 2015
The Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) came into operation on 31 January 2017. It is an Act to amend the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2012. 

Registration of Businesses (Amendment) Act 2015
The Registration of Businesses (Amendment) Act 2015 came into operation on 31 January 2017. It is an Act to amend the Registration of Businesses Act 1956. 

Companies Regulations 2017
The Companies Regulations 2017 came into operation on 31 January 2017.

Gas Supply (Amendment) Act 2016 
The Gas Supply (Amendment) Act 2016 came into operation on 12 January 2017 except section 4A which came into force on 9 September 2016. It is an Act to amend the Gas Supply Act 1993.

Child (Amendment) Act 2016
The Child (Amendment) Act 2016 came into operation on 1 January 2017. It is an Act to amend the Child Act 2001.
 

National Land Code (Amendment) Act 2016
The National Land Code (Amendment) Act 2016, except sections 34, 35, 45, 48, 49, 56, and 76, came into operation on 1 January 2017. It is an Act to amend the National Land Code. 

Strata Titles (Amendment) Act 2016
The Strata Titles (Amendment) Act 2016, except section 29 came into operation on 1 January 2017. It is an Act to amend the Strata Titles Act 1985.