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Original name: Akta Hari Kelepasan
Name: Holidays Act 1951 (Act 369).
Country: Malaysia
Subject(s): Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1951
Entry into force:
Published on: Malaysian Employment Legislation, 2002-08, No. 12, pp. 10,621-10,721
ISN: MYS-1951-L-63376
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=63376&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Malaysian Employment Legislation, 2002-08, No. 12, pp. 10,621-10,721
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Attorney General's Chambers, Malaysia PDF of Act as at 1/1/2013 PDF of Act as at 1/1/2013 (consulted on 2015-05-18)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for public and bank holidays. Contains 10 sections. Section 1 regulates application of act; Section 2 its interpretation. Section 3 defines public holidays. Section 4 provides for exemptions from public holidays, Section 5 for bank holidays, and Section 6 for exemption from bank holidays. Section 7 deals with payments on public or bank holidays. Section 8 establishes that Minister may appoint special days to be observed as bank or public holidays. Section 9 provides for state and federal territory public holidays. Section 10 deals with exemption from state and federal territory public holidays, as well as power to close courts and public offices.

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