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Malaysian Standard Time Act 1981

1Malaysian Standard Time

LAWS OF MALAYSIA

REPRINT

Act 261

MALAYSIAN STANDARD TIME

ACT 1981

Incorporating all amendments up to 1 January 2006 PUBLISHED BY

THE COMMISSIONER OF LAW REVISION, MALAYSIA

UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE REVISION OF LAWS ACT 1968 IN COLLABORATION WITH

PERCETAKAN NASIONAL MALAYSIA BHD

2006

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MALAYSIAN STANDARD TIME ACT 1981

Date of Royal Assent ... ... ... ... ... 28 December 1981 Date of publication in the Gazette ... ... 29 December 1981 PREVIOUS REPRINT

First Reprint ... ... ... ... ... 2001

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LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 261

MALAYSIAN STANDARD TIME ACT 1981

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1. Short title, application and commencement

2. Malaysian standard time

3. Repeal SCHEDULE

4 Laws of Malaysia ACT 261

5Malaysian Standard Time

LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 261

MALAYSIAN STANDARD TIME ACT 1981

An Act to provide for standard time throughout Malaysia. [1 January 1982]

BE IT ENACTED by the Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong with the advice and consent of the Dewan Negara and Dewan Rakyat in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Short title, application and commencement

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Malaysian Standard Time Act 1981 and shall apply throughout Malaysia.

(2) This Act shall come into force on 1 January 1982. (3) For the purpose of this Act, 1 January 1982 shall commence eight hours in advance of four o'clock in the afternoon Greenwich mean time on 31 December 1981.

Malaysian standard time

2. (1) The time for general purposes throughout Malaysia (to be known as Malaysian standard time) shall be eight hours in advance of Greenwich mean time throughout the year; and any reference to a specified point of time in any written law or any document whatsoever (whether made before or after the coming into force of this Act) shall be construed accordingly unless it is otherwise expressly provided.

(2) The Yang di-Pertuan Agong may from time to time by notification in the Gazette prescribe such other period in advance of Greenwich mean time to be Malaysian standard time. 6 Laws of Malaysia ACT 261

Repeal

3. The provisions of the laws specified in the Schedule are repealed.

SCHEDULE

[Section 3]

1. Section 37 of the *Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance 1948 [M.U. Ord. 7 of 1948].

2. Definition of "standard time" in subsection 3(1) of the Interpretation Ordinance of Sarawak [Cap. 1].

3. Section 37 of the Interpretation and General Clauses Enactment 1963 of Sabah [En. 34 of 1963].

4. Section 10 of the *Interpretation Act 1967 [Act 23 of 1967]. *NOTE--The Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance 1948 [M.U. Ord. 7 of 1948] and the Interpretation Act 1967 [Act 23 of 1967] has since been revised as Act 388. 7Malaysian Standard Time

LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 261

MALAYSIAN STANDARD TIME ACT 1981

LIST OF AMENDMENTS

Amending law Short title In force from

NIL

8 Laws of Malaysia ACT 261

LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 261

MALAYSIAN STANDARD TIME ACT 1981

LIST OF SECTIONS AMENDED

Section Amending Authority In force from

NIL

DICETAK OLEH

PERCETAKAN NASIONAL MALAYSIA BERHAD,

KUALA LUMPUR

BAGI PIHAK DAN DENGAN PERINTAH KERAJAAN MALAYSIA


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