Legislation Update

 

Statutory Declarations Act 1960 (Revised 2016)
The Statutory Declarations Act 1960 (Revised 2016) came into operation on 17 November 2016. It is an Act to provide for the making and taking of statutory declarations and for purposes connected with in and incidental to it. 

Civil Defence (Amendment) Act 2016
The Civil Defence (Amendment) Act 2016 has come into operation on 1 September 2016. It is an Act to amend the Civil Defence Act 1951.

Employees Provident Fund (Amendment) Act 2016
Sections 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 17, 18 and paragraph 24(a) of the Employees Provident Fund (Amendment) Act 2016 came into force on 1 August 2016. It is an Act to amend the Employees Provident Fund Act 1991. 

Traditional and Complementary Medicine Act 2016
Sections 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12,13, 14, 15, 16, 17 ,20, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 60, 61, and subsections 63(1) and 63(3) of the Traditional and Complementary Medicine Act 2016 came into force on 1 August 2016. It is an Act to provide for the establishment of the Traditional and Complementary Medicine Council to regulate the traditional and complementary medicine services in Malaysia and to provide for matters connected therewith. 

Dangerous Drugs (Special Preventive Measures)(Amendment) Act 2016
The Dangerous Drugs (Special Preventive Measures)(Amendment) Act 2016 came into operation on 15 July 2016. It is an Act to amend the Dangerous Drugs (Special Preventive Measures) Act 1985.

National Security Council Act 2016
The National Security Council Act 2016 came into operation on 1 August 2016. It is an Act to provide for the establishment of the National Security Council, the declaration of security areas, the special powers of the Security Forces in the security areas and other related matters.