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Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 23 April 2018.
Date: 20 April 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 105 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Road Transport (Prohibition of Use of Road) (Federal Roads) (No. 4) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 10 April 2018.
Date: 09 April 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 96 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (Southville City Interchange) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 10 April 2018.
Date: 09 April 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 92 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Complete Switch to Driver Curriculum e-book by 2020

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 30 (Bernama) - The usage of e-book on driver education curriculum (KPP) at driving institutes will be fully implemented by 2020, says Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
Date: 30 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

MOT to review Issuance of Vehicle Stickers for disabled, Dewan Negara told

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 28 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Transport (MOT) will be reviewing the issuance of disabled persons (OKU) vehicle stickers to avoid misuse by family members, the Dewan Negara was told today.
Date: 28 March 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Acts on e-hailing Services to be gazetted in Q2

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 20 (Bernama) - The acts on e-hailing services like Uber and Grabcar will be gazetted in the second quarter of this year.
Date: 20 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Road Transport (Prohibition of Use of Road) (City of Kuala Lumpur) (No. 3) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 20 March 2018.
Date: 16 March 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 79 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Government drafting Ceiling Price for Domestic Airfares - Ab Aziz Kaprawi

KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 (Bernama) - The government is in the midst of drafting the ceiling price to control the airfares for domestic flights.
Date: 19 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Federal Roads (Felda Scheme) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 15 March 2018.
Date: 14 March 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 76 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

MAVCOM resolves 99.7 pct of Complaints from July-December 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) successfully resolved and closed 99.7 per cent of the 735 complaints lodged with it for the period of between July-December 2017.
Date: 13 March 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Coastal Energy KBM Sdn Bhd v Gapima Sdn Bhd

Date: 05 March 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. W-02(NCVC)(W)-1795-09/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry

Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) (No. 4) Order 2017

This is to rectify an error in the P.U. (A) 202 published on 21 July 2017.
Date: 06 March 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 71 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Notice Under Section 70 of the Road Transport Act 1987

This Order by the Commissioner of the City of Kuala Lumpur, after consultation with the Director-General for Road Transport, prohibits the driving of vehicles on the part of the road as specified the Schedule, from 20 March 2018 to 10 November 2022.  
Date: 02 March 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 108 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Consultation Paper on the Proposed amendments to the Malaysian Aviation Consumer Protection Code 2016

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) has identified several areas within the Malaysian Aviation Consumer Protection Code (MACPC), which require further improvements and refinement in order to ensure that the rights and interests of consumers are safeguarded. Feedbacks and views on the proposed amendments must be in writing and must be de ...
Date: 27 February 2018; Type: Consultation Paper; Source: Aviation Commission

Compliance with Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation Regulations 2012

This Circular by the Bar Council is to remind its members to comply strictly with the Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation (Disclosure Requirements for Trust Accounts and Joint Accounts) Regulations 2012 and to submit their trust account information to banks or financial institutions by 31 Mar 2018. Circular No. 052/2018
Date: 23 February 2018; Type: Circular; Source: Malaysian Bar

Road Transport (Prohibition of use of Road) (City of Kuala Lumpur) (No. 2) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 March 2018.
Date: 28 February 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 60 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Road Transport (Prohibition of use of Road) (City of Kuala Lumpur) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 March 2018.
Date: 28 February 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 59 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Civil Aviation (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 19 February 2018.
Date: 15 February 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 43 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Date of Coming into Operation of the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia Act 2017

The Minister appoints 19 February 2018 as the date on which the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia Act 2017 comes into operation.
Date: 15 February 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 88 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Date of Coming into Operation of the Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act 2017

The Minister appoints 19 February 2018 as the date on which the Amendment Act comes into operation.
Date: 15 February 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 89 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

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Lawyer claims Trial to CBT of more than RM100,000

GEORGE TOWN, Apr 20 (Bernama) - A lawyer pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to criminal breach of trust involving more than RM100,000.

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IRBM confirms having issued Letters to International Schools

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 19 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) today confirmed that it had recently issued letters to the management of several international schools, here.

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Tax Exemption on Mega Projects given since 1980s - Customs DG

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 19 (Bernama) - Tax exemptions have been awarded to several large projects owned by the Government since the 1980s, and the issue of waiving the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for procurement of materials and services related to the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project should not be played up, said Customs Director-General Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy.

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GST Compliance good, says Customs Department

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 18 (Bernama) - The Goods and Services Tax (GST) compliance in Malaysia is good even though there is still a need to continue to promote tax education.

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Government will not raise GST Rate - DPM Zahid

BAGAN DATUK, Apr 18 (Bernama) - The government has given an assurance that the country's Goods and Service Tax (GST) of sic per cent will not be raised, even after the 14th General Election.

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Government approves Sekolah Menengah Chong Hwa's Federal Land Lease Application - Wan Junaidi

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 17 (Bernama) - The government has approved the application of Sekolah Menengah Persendirian Chong Hwa, Sentul, for a 1.2 hectare of federal land under 99 years' lease for the purpose of building the school's sports complex.

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World's First Crypto Currency Guarantee against Theft

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 18 (Bernama) - In a world's first, GoldCrypto will protect and guarantee its cryptocurrency tokens from any theft through hacking.

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Court's Judgments now available on Malaysian Judgments Portal

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 16 (Bernama) - Everyone can now read Malaysian courts' judgments on the Malaysian Judgments Portal for them to have better understanding of the law, Chief Justice Tun Raus Sharif said today.

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IRBM continues Drive to counter Tax Leakages

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 17 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) today said it will continue with the drive to counter the threat of aggressive tax planning, base erosion and profit shifting, and tax evasion practices that cause tax leakages.

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Bursa Malaysia launches Intraday Short-Selling for all Investors

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 16 (Bernama) - Bursa Malaysia Bhd has introduced Intraday Short-Selling (IDSS) for all investors as part of the exchange's strategy to boost market liquidity.

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Anti-Fake News Act Not just meant to protect Government

KOTA TINGGI, Apr 14 (Bernama) - The false message that claimed the Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim would provide aid to the public at several supermarkets is the first case being investigated under the Anti-Fake News Act 2018, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.

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AGC rejects Request from 'Pak Su' to withdraw Incest Charges

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 12 (Bernama) - The Attorney General's Chambers has rejected a letter of representation from an uncle known as 'Pak Su' requesting to withdraw 587 charges of incest and attempted rape involving three of his nieces.

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IRBM contributes Teaching Aid to Schools

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Apr 12 (Bernama) - The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) today handed out a teaching aid each to the District Education Office and four selected schools, here.

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Government declares May 9 as Public Holiday to allow People to go to the Polls

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 11 (Bernama) - There should be no more excuse for all registered voters not to cast their votes after the government announced that May 9, which is polling day for the 14th General Election (GE14), a public holiday in the country.

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Trade Unions urged to use PLWS in Employees' Wage Increase

PETALING JAYA, Apr 11 (Bernama) - Trade unions have been urged to use the Productivity Link-Wages System (PLWS) in determining the annual wage increase for outstanding employees.

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