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  1. Malaysia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Employment (Amendment) Act 2012 (Act A1419). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-02-09 | Date of entry into force: 2012-04-01 | MYS-2012-L-89543

    Amends the principal Act, in particular with respect to wages. Section 19 is replaced with a new section entitled "Time of Payment of Wages". Section 25 is also replaced with a new section concerning "Wages to be paid through bank". New sections are also introduced
    - Section 25A concerning payment of wages other than through bank;
    - Section 33A concerning information relating to supply of employees;
    - Section 44A concerning application of this part irrespective of wages of female employee;
    - Section 57A concerning employment of foreign domestic servants
    - Section 57B concerning duty to inform the Director General of termination of service of foreign domestic servant
    - Part XVA concerning Sexual Harassment (New sections 81A-81G)
    - Section 90A concerning protection of officers

  2. Malaysia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Rules (Sabah) 2009.

    Adoption: 2009 | MYS-2009-R-109410

    Sets out the rules for employers to keep registers of their employees. Repeals the Labour Rules [G.N. 353/1936] and Labour (Register of Workers) Rules 1959 [G.N.S. 81/1959].

  3. Malaysia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Territory of Labuan (Extension and Modification of Employment Act) Order 2000 (P.U. (A) 400). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-11-01 | MYS-2000-R-75403

    Extends the application of the Employment Act to the Federal Territory of Labuan. Repeals the Labour Ordinance [Sabah Cap. 67] and all subsidiary legislation made under the order in its application to the Federal Territory of Labuan. Subsidiary legislation made under the Employment Act that apply to Labuan are listed in the Schedule.

  4. Malaysia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Territory of Labuan (Modification of Labour Ordinance [LS 1955 - Mal. 2, 1956 - Mal. 1]) Order 1984. P.U.(A) 272.

    Adoption: 1984-07-16 | MYS-1984-R-912

    Modifications resulting from the passing of Constitution (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 1984. Inter alia, amends ss. 2, 24(1), 41(7), 122, 123 and 131.

  5. Malaysia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Employment (Amendment) Act 1980 (No. A497).

    Adoption: 1980-08-07 | MYS-1980-L-11786

    An Act to amend the Employment Ordinance 1955 [LS 1955-Mal. 2, 1956-Mal.1.]. Numerous amendments.

  6. Malaysia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Employment Act 1955 (No. 265). (Akta Kerja 1955) - Act on-line in English Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1955 | MYS-1955-L-48055

    Comprehensive legislation regarding conditions of employment. Covers labour contracts, payment of wages, prohibition of truck, employment of women, maternity protection, domestic workers, employment conditions (rest days, hours of work, sick leave, annual leave), termination, layoff, inspection, complaints and inquiries, and penalties for offences. Applies only to West Malaysia.

  7. Malaysia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Ordinance (Sarawak Cap 76). - Unofficial English translation (extracts)

    Adoption: 1952 | MYS-1952-L-82128

    Chapter I - Preliminary
    Chapter II - Officers
    Chapter IIA - Complaints and Inquiries
    Chapter III - Rules [Repealed]
    Chapter IV - Terms And Conditions
    Chapter V - Contracts [Repealed]
    Chapter VI - Apprenticeship Contracts
    Chapter VII - Rules [Repealed]
    Chapter VIII - Recruiting [Repealed]
    Chapter IX - Rules [Repealed]
    Chapter X - Registers, Returns And Notice Board
    Chapter XI - Special Provisions Relating To The Employment Of Children and Young Persons
    Chapter XIA - Employment Of Women
    Chapter XIB - Maternity Protection
    Chapter XII - Repatriation
    Chapter XIII - Domestic Service
    Chapter XIV - General Provisions Relating To Contract Of Service
    Chapter XIVA - Employment Of Non-Resident Employee
    Chapter XV - Rules [Repealed]
    Chapter XVI - General
    Chapter XVIA - Offences And Penalties
    Chapter XVIB - Rules
    Chapter XVII - Savings And Repeal

  8. Malaysia - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Labour Ordinance (No. 18 of 1949) (Cap. 67). - English translation

    Adoption: 1949 | MYS-1949-L-78256

    Part I - Labour Department
    Part II - Contracts of Service
    Part III - REPEALED
    Part IV - Provisions Relating to Employment
    Part V - Procedure, Offences, Penalties, Rules, Savings and Repeals


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