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72 Summonses issued during Chinese New Year Operations in Perlis - JPJ

KANGAR, Feb 16 (Bernama) - The Perlis Road Transport Department (JPJ) issued a total of 72 summonses for various offences in conjunction with a 2018 Chinese New Year Special Operation last night.
Date: 16 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Johor mulls imposing Surcharge for reloading Touch N Go at CIQ

JOHOR BAHRU, Feb 12 (Bernama) - The state government is considering a proposal to impose a SGD10 (RM40) surcharge to Touch n Go card holders who reload the card at the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex, Bangunan Sultan Iskandar (BSI) and at the Sultan Abu Bakar Complex.
Date: 12 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Road Transport (Prohibition of Use of Road) (Federal Roads) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 25 January 2018.
Date: 25 January 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 12 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Motor Vehicle Workshops must have Licence to operate

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 23 (Bernama) - More than 30,000 motor vehicle workshops in the country including service centres, tyre and accessories shops will be required to have a licence to operate when laws regarding maintenance and repair services of vehicles are enforced.
Date: 23 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 19 January 2018.
Date: 19 January 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 8 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Proposed Review of EJS Creates Better Navigational Efficiency - Liow

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 17 (Bernama) - The proposed review of the East Johor Straits (EJS) Pilotage Guideline to relax maritime traffic restriction of night operation of vessels in Singapore waters will create better navigational efficiency and productivity as well as improve overall safety of navigation along EJS, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Ti ...
Date: 17 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Notice under Section 70 of the Road Transport Act 1987

The Minister of Works makes this Order which prohibits the driving of vehicles on the part of the road specified in the Schedule from 25 January 2018 to 14 August 2018.
Date: 11 January 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 10 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (Amendment) Act 2018

An Act to amend the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency Act 2004.
Date: 10 January 2018; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: Act A1561 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Malaysian Aviation Commission (Amendment) Act 2018

An Act to amend the Malaysian Aviation Commission Act 2015.
Date: 10 January 2018; Type: Federal Amendment Act; Citation: Act A1559 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Notice Under Section 70 of the Road Transport Act 1987

This is to notify that the Commissioner of the City of Kuala Lumpur in consultation with the Director-General for Road Transport seeks to amend the Road Transport (Slow Moving Vehicles) (Prohibition on Use of Road) (City of Kuala Lumpur) Order 1994. Any objections to this proposal must be sent in writing to the Commissioner of the Ci ...
Date: 09 January 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 6 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Rusdianto Rusmadi and Another v Liberty Insurance Berhad

Date: 28 December 2017; Court: High Court of Sabah & Sarawak; Citation: Civil Appeal No. MYY-12B-4/9-2017; Source: High Court of Sabah and Sarawak

Man jailed, fined for 'Superman' Stunt on Motorcycle

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 (Bernama) - A hell rider was sentenced to three months jail and fined RM5,500, in default six months' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for riding his motorcycle in a dangerous manner by doing the 'superman' stunt.
Date: 04 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Federal Roads (Private Management) (Collection of Tolls) (Johor Causeway-Johor Bahru-Tampoi Highway) (Amendment) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2018.
Date: 28 December 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 431 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Malaysian Aviation Commission (Aviation Services Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2018.
Date: 28 December 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P. U. (A) 427 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (West Malaysia) (Amendment) (No. 8) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2018.
Date: 29 December 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 443 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (Eastern Dispersal Link Expressway (EDL)) (Amendment) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2018.
Date: 28 December 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 442 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (Private Management) (Collection of Tolls) (Bukit Kayu Hitam-Jitra Highway) (Revocation) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2018.
Date: 28 December 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 441 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (Private Management) (Collection of Tolls) (Federal Highway Route 2) (Revocation) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2018.
Date: 28 December 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 440 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (Private Management) (Collection of Tolls) (Eastern Dispersal Link Expressway (EDL)) (Revocation) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2018.
Date: 28 December 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 439 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Federal Roads (Private Management) (Collection of Tolls) (Butterworth-Kulim Expressway) (Amendment) Order 2017

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2018.
Date: 28 December 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 438 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

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Thailand, Cambodia discuss Nationality Verification for Migrant Workers

PHNOM PENH, Feb 14 (NNT) - Thailand's Labor Minister Adul Sangsingkeo and his Cambodian counterpart Ith Samheng discussed the nationality verification for undocumented migrant workers.

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Singapore RCEP Meeting crucial, says Mustapa

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 (Bernama) - The next Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) meeting, which will be held at the ministerial level on March 2, 2018, will be a crucial one to discuss the progress of the trade deal.

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Universiti Malaya ranks 46th in Asia

Universiti Malaya (UM) has improved in its ranking from the 59th position last year to 46th this year according to Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings.

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Court Administrative Assistant charged with assaulting Workmate

TELUK INTAN, Feb 12 (Bernama) - A court clerical and operations administrative assistant was charged in the Magistrate's Court here today with assaulting and using criminal force on a workmate, two years ago.

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Bursa Malaysia announces Half-day and Full-day Trading Closure for CNY

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 (Bernama) - Bursa Malaysia Bhd announces that it will implement a half-day trading closure on the the eve of the Chinese New Year (CNY) on Thursday and all-day closure on Friday.

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UN Offices relocate to Putrajaya

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 7 (Bernama) - The United Nations (UN) offices in Malaysia have been relocated to the country's administrative capital, Putrajaya.

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Malaysia needs to develop Industry 4.0 Roadmap

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 (Bernama) - Malaysia needs to develop its own national roadmap and framework for the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) to spur collaboration with developed countries in innovation industries.

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MITI eyes 10,000 e-commerce Companies joining DFTZ

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) - The International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) is targeting to increase the number of companies coming onboard the Digital Free-Trade Zone (DFTZ) e-commerce platform to about 10,000 by year-end from 1,998 last November.

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KLRCA is now AIAC Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, 7 February 2018: The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) was officially renamed the Asian International Arbitration Centre (Malaysia) in conjunction with its 40th anniversary. The name change is part of a larger rebranding for the Centre, which aims to further strengthen its regional footprint and global presence. Earlier on 10 Jan 2018, the Arbitration (Amendment) Act 2018 was passed and gazetted to give legal effect to the change of name.

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SUHAKAM on “Federal Court’s decision on Unilateral Conversion”

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 - The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) has endorsed the unanimous decision of the Federal Court in the case of Indira Gandhi on 29 January 2018 which invalidated the unilateral and/or forced religious conversion of minors, in line with the Cabinet decision in 2009. SUHAKAM said it hopes the Court’s decision will now guide with clarity administrative and policy directions to establish coherent and consistent standards for reconciling the principle of the best interests of the child with the Constitutional rights of parents in the exercise of their freedom of religion.

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Malaysia and Singapore to set up Stock Market Trading Link

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will work together to facilitate the establishment of a stock market trading link between Bursa Malaysia (BM) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) by the end of this year. The trading link will allow investors to trade and settle shares listed on each other’s stock market in a more convenient and cost efficient manner. Retail investors notably will benefit from such a link.

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Registrar can refer to Islamic Law, Federal Court told

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 7 (Bernama) - The Births and Deaths registrar can refer to Islamic law when registering the birth of a Muslim child to define its legitimacy, the Federal Court was told today.

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