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Name: Industrial Relations Act 1967 (No. 177).
Country: Malaysia
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1967-08-07
Entry into force:
ISN: MYS-1967-L-48066
Bibliography: Malaysian Employment Legislation, 1990, CCH Asia, Singapore, ISBN: 981-00-1186-5, pp. 90,751-91,671
Malaysian Employment Legislation, 2008-04-18, CCH Asia Pte Limited, No. 31, pp. 65001-65904
Act on-line in English Act on-line in English Working Group for an ASEAN Human Rights Mechanism PDF of Act as amended to 1 January 2006 PDF of Act as amended to 1 January 2006 (consulted on 2008-11-24)
Act on-line in English Act on-line in English Attorney-General's Chambers of Malaysia, PDF of Act as at 1/10/2015 PDF of Act as at 1/10/2015 (consulted on 2011-07-19)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation regarding trade unions, collective bargaining, and labour disputes. S. 4 provides for the freedom of association and prohibits discrimination based on trade union membership. Provides for recognition of trade unions, collective bargaining procedures, representation in case of dismissals, and conciliation procedures. Part VII establishes an Industrial Court. Part IX covers industrial actions, including restrictions on strikes and lock-outs in essential services or during bargaining and conciliation procedures.
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