Government Agencies and its Legislations

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Government Agency


Principal Legislation


Subsidiary Legislation


Standards / Guidelines / Policies


Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment & Climate Change (MESTECC)


  1. Energy Commission Act 2001 [Act 610]

  2. Electricity Supply Act 1990 [Act 447]

  3. Sustainable Energy Development Authority Act 2011 [Act 726]

  4. Renewable Energy Act 2011 [Act 725]

  5. Environmental Quality Act 1974 [Act 127]

  6. Technologists and Technicians Act 2015 [Act 768]

 


 


Department of Environment


  1. Environmental Quality Act 1974 [Act 127]

  • Environmental Quality (Prescribed Activities) (Environmental Impact Assessment) Order 1987

  • Environmental Quality (Prescribed Conveyance) (Scheduled Wastes) Order 2005

  • Environmental Quality (Scheduled Wastes) Regulations 2005

  • Environmental Quality (Prescribed Conveyance) (Scheduled Wastes) Order 2005

  • Environmental Quality (Prescribed Premises) (Scheduled Wastes Treatment and Disposal Facilities) Order 1989

  • Environmental Quality (Prescribed Premises) (Scheduled Waste Treatment and Disposal Facilities) Regulations 1989

  • Environmental Quality (Scheduled Wastes) Regulations (Amendment) 2007

 


Energy Commission (Suruhanjaya Tenaga)


  1. Energy Commission Act 2001 [Act 610]

  2. Electricity Supply Act 1990 [Act 447]

  • Electricity Regulations 1994

  • Electricity (Amendment) Regulations 2013 [P.U.(A) 151/2013]

  • Electricity (Amendment) Regulations 2014 [P.U.(A) 73/2014]

  • Electricity (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2014 [P.U.(A) 136/2014]

  • Electricity Supply (Compounding of Offences) Regulations 2017 [P.U. (A) 327/2017]

  • Efficient Management of Electrical Energy Regulations 2008 [P.U.(A) 444/2008]

  • Exemption Under Section 54 [P.U.(B) 324/2006]

  • Exemption Under Section 54 [P.U.(B) 342/2008]

  • Notification Exemption Under Section 54 [P.U. (B) 307/2012]

  • Electricity Supply (Exemption) Notification 1994: [P.U. (B) 156/1994]

  • Guideline for Approval of Electrical Equipment (Electricity Regulations 1994) (GP/ST/No.14/2017)

  • List of Regulated Electrical Equipment

  • Guideline for Electricity Meters: Approval, Testing and Initial Verification Requirements

  • Non-Domestic Electrical Installation Safety Code

  • Guideline for The Design, Installation, Inspection, Testing, Operation and Maintenance of Water Heater Systems

  • Guideline on Electrical Safety Management Plan and Programme

  • Guidelines for Electrical Wiring in Residential Building 2008

  • Pemasangan Pagar Elektrik Mengikut Prosedur Yang Ditetapkan Oleh Suruhanjaya Tenaga

  • Guide on Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) Requirement for Washing Machine

  • Guide on Minimum Energy Performance Standard (MEPS) Requirements for Refrigerator

  • Guide on Minimum Energy Performance Standard Requirements for Air Conditioner with Cooling Capacity ≤ 7.1kw

Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)


  1. Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Incorporation) Act 1965 [Act 397]

  2. Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation Act 1992 [Act 490]

  3. Industrial Co-ordination Act 1975 [Act 156]

  4. Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Duties Act 1993 [Act 504]

  5. Safeguards Act 2006 [Act 657]

  6. Promotion of Investment Act 1986 [Act 327]

  7. Strategic Trade Act 2010 [Act 708]

  • Strategic Trade Regulations 2010

  • Strategic Trade (United Nations Security Council Resolutions) Regulations 2010

  • Strategic Trade (Strategic Items) (Amendment) Order 2018

  • Strategic Trade (Amendment of Schedule) Order 2019

  • Industry4WRD: National Policy on Industry 4.0

  • Intangible Technology Transfer (ITT) Guideline 2019

Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)


  1. Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Incorporation) Act 1965 [Act 397]

  2. Industrial Co-ordination Act 1975 [Act 156]

  3. Promotion of Investment Act 1986 [Act 327]

  • Industrial Co-Ordination (Exemption) Order 1976

 


Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)


  1. Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation Act 1992 [Act 490]

 


 


Department of Standards Malaysia (JSM)


  1. Standards of Malaysia Act 1996 [Act 549]

  • Standards of Malaysia (Fees) Regulations 2018

 


Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC)


  1. Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 [Act 588]

  2. Strategic Trade Act 2010 (STA) [Act 708]

  • Communications and Multimedia (Technical Standards) Regulations 2000

  • Communications and Multimedia (Licensing) Regulations 2000

 


Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)


  1. Chemicals Weapons Convention Act 2005 [Act 641]

  • Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations 2007

 


Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTC)


  1. Companies Commission of Malaysia Act 2001 [Act 614]

  2. Companies Act 2016 [Act 777]

  3. Direct Sales and Anti-Pyramid Scheme Act 1993 [Act 500]

  4. Franchise Act 1998 [Act 590]

  5. Optical Discs Act 2000 [Act 606]

  6. Trade Descriptions Act 2011 [Act 730]

  7. Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act 2011 [Act 723]

  8. Trade Marks Act 1976 [Act 175]

  9. Patents Act 1983 [Act 291]

  10. Copyright Act 1987 [Act 332]

  11. Industrial Designs Act 1996 [Act 552]

  12. Layout-Designs of Integrated Circuits Act 2000 [Act 601]

  13. Competition Act 2010

 


  • Guidelines on Foreign Participation in The Distributive Trade Services Malaysia

Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM)


  1. Companies Commission of Malaysia Act 2001 [Act 614]

  2. Companies Act 2016 [Act 777]

  3. Registration of Businesses Act 1956 [Act 197]

  4. Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2012 [Act 743]

  • Companies Regulations 2017

  • Companies (Amendment) Regulations 2018

  • Registration of Businesses Rules 1957

  • Registration of Businesses (Amendment) Rules 2014

  • Registration of Businesses (Waiver of Fee) Rules 2016

  • Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2012

  • Limited Liability Partnerships (Amendment) Regulations 2016

 


Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO)


  1. Trade Marks Act 1976 [Act 175]

  2. Patents Act 1983 [Act 291]

  3. Copyright Act 1987 [Act 332]

  4. Industrial Designs Act 1996 [Act 552]

  5. Layout-Designs of Integrated Circuits Act 2000 [Act 601]

 


 


Local Governments


  1. Local Government Act 1976 (Act 171)

  2. Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974 [Act 133]

  • Trade, Business and Industrial By-Laws

  • Advertisement By-Laws

  • Uniform Building By-Laws

  • Earthworks By-Laws

 


State Government’s Town and Country Planning Department


  1. Town and Country Planning Act 1976 [Act 172]

  • Development Plans (Structure and Local Plans) Rules

  • Planning Control (General) Rules

 


Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia


  1. Fire Services Act 1988 [Act 341]

  • Fire Services (Designated Premises) Order 1998

  • Fire Services (Fire Certificate) Regulations 2001

 


Ministry of Human Resource


  1. Employees’ Social Security Act 1969 [Act 4]

  2. Employment Act 1955 [Act 265]

  3. Occupational Safety And Health Act 1994 [Act 514]

  4. National Wages Consultative Council Act 2011 [Act 732]

  5. Employment Insurance System Act 2017 [Act 800]

  • Minimum Wages Order (Amendment) 2018

 


Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Ministry of Human Resource


  1. Occupational Safety And Health Act 1994 [Act 514]

  2. Factories and Machinery Act 1967 [Act 139]

  • Occupational Safety and Health (Noise Exposure) Regulations 2019

  • Occupational Safety and Health (Classification, Labelling and Safety Data Sheet of Hazardous Chemicals) Regulations 2013

  • Occupational Safety and Health (Notification of Accident, Dangerous Occurrence, Occupational Poisoning and Occupational Disease) Regulations 2004

  • Occupational Safety and Health (Use and Standards of Exposure of Chemicals Hazardous to Health) Regulations 2000

  • Occupational Safety and Health (Safety and Health Officer) Regulations 1997

  • Occupational Safety and Health (Safety and Health Committee) Regulations 1996

  • Occupational Safety and Health (Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards) Regulations 1996

  • Occupational Safety and Health (Employers' Safety and Health General Policy Statements) (Exception) Regulations 1995

  • Occupational Safety and Health (Prohibition of Use of Substances) Order 1999

  • Electric Passenger and Goods Lift Regulations 1970

  • Fencing of Machinery and Safety Regulations 1970

  • Notification, Certificate of Fitness and Inspection Regulations 1970

  • Persons-In-Charge Regulations 1970

  • Safety, Health and Welfare Regulations 1970

  • Steam Boilers and Unfired Pressure Vessel Regulations 1970

  • Administration Regulations 1970

  • Lead Regulations 1984

  • Asbestos Regulations 1986

  • Mineral Dust Regulations 1989

  • Noise Exposure Regulations 1989

 


Social Security Organisation (SOCSO)


  1. Employees’ Social Security Act 1969 [Act 4]

  2. Employment Insurance System Act 2017 [Act 800]

  • Employees’ Social Security (General) Regulations 1971

 


Employees Provident Fund (EPF)


  1. Employees Provident Fund Act 1991 [Act 452]

  • Employees Provident Fund (Amendment) Regulations 2016

  • Employees Provident Fund (Amendment of Third Schedule) Order 2018

  • Employees Provident Fund Rules (Amendment) 2018

 


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