malaysia - Rail, Road & Other Transport

Government thinking of opening up Vehicle Inspection Services to other Firms

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 (Bernama) - The government is looking into opening up its vehicle inspection service to other providers apart from Puspakom Sdn Bhd (Puspakom), to improve and upgrade the quality of the service.
Date: 01 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Sales Manager fined RM1,000 in Road Rage Incident

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 (Bernama) - A sales manager was fined RM1,000 in default a month's jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for breaking a windscreen in a road rage incident.
Date: 01 August 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) (No. 5) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 31 July 2018.
Date: 30 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 178 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 30 July 2018.
Date: 27 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 171 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Local Speed Limit (Federal Roads) (West Malaysia) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 30 July 2018.
Date: 27 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 175 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Road Transport (Prohibition of Use of Road) (Federal Roads) (No. 5) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 24 July 2018.
Date: 23 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 168 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

New Guidelines on Application for Classic and Vintage Vehicles Import License (AP)

This is to notify that vehicles being imported into Malaysia should submit an application letter to MITI and get its approval and all those applications which does not comply with the terms and conditions set out in this New Guideline will be rejected.
Date: 11 June 2018; Type: Guideline; Source: MITI

Land Public Transport [Motor Vehicles (Commercial Transport) (Amendment) Rules 2018] Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 12 July 2018.
Date: 11 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 159 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Public Service Vehicles (Licensing and Conduct of Drivers, Conductors and Passengers) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 12 July 2018.
Date: 11 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 162 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Motor Vehicles (Commercial Transport) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 12 July 2018.
Date: 11 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 160 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Motor Vehicles (Periodic Inspection Equipment and Inspection Standard) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 12 July 2018.
Date: 11 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 164 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Motor Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 12 July 2018.
Date: 11 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 161 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Motor Vehicles (Taximeter) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 12 July 2018.
Date: 11 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 163 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Date of Coming into Operation of the Land Public Transport (Amendment) Act 2017

The Minister appoints 12 July 2018 as the date on which the Act comes into operation.
Date: 11 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 377 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Date of Coming into Operation of the Commercial Vehicles Licensing Board (Amendment) Act 2017

The Minister appoints 12 July 2018 as the date on which the Act comes into operation.
Date: 11 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 378 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Transport Ministry to review Drinking and Driving Laws

PUTRAJAYA, July 10 (Bernama) - The Transport Ministry will review the effectiveness of existing laws in dealing with drunk driving cases, says its minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook.
Date: 10 July 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 10 July 2018.
Date: 09 July 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 158 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (Private Management) (Collection of Tolls) (North South Expressway Central Link and KLIA Expressway) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 July 2018.
Date: 29 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 148 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (Private Management) (Collection of Tolls) (Shah Alam Expressway) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 July 2018.
Date: 29 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 150 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (Private Management) (Collection of Tolls) (Seremban-Port Dickson Expressway) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 July 2018.
Date: 29 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 149 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

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Court of Appeal Judge reprimanded by His Superior over Dissenting Judgment

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 (Bernama) – A Court of Appeal Judge has today disclosed that he had been reprimanded by a top judge for writing a dissenting judgment in unilateral conversion of M.Indira Gandhi case two years ago.

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Judicial Activism has Led to Renaissance in Administrative Law, says Academician

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 (Bernama) – There is more judicial activism now which has led to a renaissance in administrative law, according to an academician.

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Exercise of Freedom must be in accordance to Federal Constitution - Eddin Syazlee

JOHOR BAHRU, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The exercise of individual’s right to freedom, be it freedom of religion or speech, must be done in accordance to the provisions in the Federal Constitution, says Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Eddin Syazlee Shith.

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International Malaysia Law Conference 2018

The 4-day International Malaysia Law Conference (“IMLC”) 2018, the flagship biennial event of the Malaysian Bar themed “Raising the Bar: Innovate. Integrate. Emulate.” is underway.

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IMLC 2018: Change of Government an impetus for strengthening the Rule of Law, says Sultan Nazrin Shah

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The recent change of government in Malaysia has given a fresh impetus to strengthen the rule of law in the country, the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah said today.

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1Mine urges Government to postpone SST

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - The government has been urged to postpone implementation of the Sales and Services Tax (SST) come Sept 1 until a directive on the newly passed tax law is clearly outlined.

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Seizure of Equanimity made according to Legal Procedures - Liew Vui Keong

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong told the Dewan Rakat today that the seizure of the superyatch Equanimity was made according to Malaysian procedures and laws.

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Petronas, Sabah, Negeri Sembilan receive Global Innovation Award

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 (Bernama) - Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), Sabah Land and Survey Department, and the Negeri Sembilan government have been selected ahead of more than 100,000 companies worldwide to win a global technology award.

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Call to improve Healthcare System instead of Introducing Health Insurance Scheme

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 (Bernama) - A healthcare advocate had urged the government to reconsider the proposal to introduce national health insurance scheme for the people by taking into considerations it's adverse financial impact in the long term.

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Najib files Appeal against Gag Order Refusal

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 (Bernama) - Lawyers of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today filed an appeal against a High Court refusal to issue an order restraining the media and public from publishing statements on the merits of his case pending its disposal.

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Johor to consider implementing Open Tender System

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Aug 12 (Bernama) - The state government will consider implementing the open tender system for all projects in Johor to prevent monopolies, said Menteri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian.

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SMEs need to collaborate with IPTS to embrace Technologies

KUANTAN, Aug 13 (Bernama) - Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need to collaborate with local institutions of higher learning (IPTs) to enable them to brace technologies in order to be more competitive in the face of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0).

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Mixed Reaction in Construction-Related Stocks following SST Announcement

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 (Bernama) - The prices of construction-related stocks saw a mixed performance today following the Finance Ministry’s announcement on the tax exemption of some construction materials.

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GST Refunds should be settled before SST kicks in

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 (Bernama) - The Finance Ministry has been urged to find a swift solution regarding the Goods and Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds before the implementation of Sales and Services Tax (SST) this September.

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740 Violations detected in Food Premises under Sarawak Labour Ordinance

KUCHING, Aug 9 (Bernama) - The Sarawak Labour Department today conducted simultaneous operations throughout the state on 140 employees’ workplaces in food premises in which 740 violations were detected under the Labour Ordinance.

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