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Name: Employment (Amendment) Act 2012 (Act A1419).
Country: Malaysia
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-02-09
Entry into force:
ISN: MYS-2012-L-89543
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=89543&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Federal Gazette, Malaysia PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2012-03-23)
Abstract/Citation: 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
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