Immigration Act 1959/63

The Immigration Act 1959/63 (Malay: Akta Imigresen 1959/63), is a Malaysian laws which enacted relating to immigration.

Immigration Act 1959/63
Parliament of Malaysia
CitationAct 155
Territorial extentThroughout Malaysia
Enacted byDewan Rakyat
Enacted1959 (Ordinance No. 12 of 1959, Act No. 27 of 1963 and F.L.N. 226 of 1963)
Revised: 1975 (Act 155 w.e.f. 1 May 1975)
Enacted byDewan Negara
Effective[Peninsular Malaysia—1 May 1959;
Sabah and Sarawak—16 September 1963]
Amended by
Immigration (Amendment) Act 1961 [Act 6/1961]

Immigration (Transitional Provisions) Order 1963 [L.N. 226/1963]
Immigration Act 1963 [Act 27/1963]
Immigration (Amendment) Act 1965 [Act 15/1965]
Immigration (Amendment) Act 1966 [Act 7/1966]
Essential (Immigration) (Borneo States) Regulations 1969 [P.U. (A) 179/1969]
Essential (Modifications of Immigration Laws) Regulations 1969 [P.U. (A) 238/1969]
Essential (Modifications of Immigration Laws) (Amendment) Regulations 1969 [P.U. (A) 404/1969]
Notification under section 3 of the Titles of Office Ordinance 1949 [P.U. (B) 324/1970]
Immigration (Amendment) Act 1971 [Act A82]
Notification under section 3 of the Titles of Office Ordinance 1949 [P.U. (A) 209/1971]
Immigration (Amendment) Act 1973 [Act A191]
Malaysian Currency (Ringgit) Act 1975 [Act 160]
Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment and Extension) Act 1976 [Act A324]
Subordinate Courts Act (Extension) Order 1980 [P.U. (A) 357/1980]
Federal Territory of Labuan (Modification of Immigration Act) Order 1984 [P.U. (A) 160/1984]
Immigration (Amendment) Act 1989 [Act A719]
Constitution (Amendment) Act 1994 [Act A885]
Immigration (Amendment) Act 1997 [Act A985]
Revision of Laws (Rectification of Immigration Act 1959/63) Order 2002 [P.U. (A) 282/2002]

Immigration (Amendment) Act 2002 [Act A1154]
Related legislation
Federation of Malaya Immigration Ordinance 1952 [Ord. 68 of 1952]
Sabah Immigration Ordinance 1962 [Ord. 1 of 1962]
Sarawak Immigration Ordinance [Cap. 15]
Status: In force

Structure

The Immigration Act 1959/63, in its current form (1 January 2006), consists of 7 Parts containing 74 sections and no schedule (including 20 amendments).

  • Part I: Preliminary
  • Part II: Admission into and Departure from Malaysia
  • Part III: Entry Permits
  • Part IV: Procedure on Arrival in Malaysia
  • Part V: Removal from Malaysia
  • Part VI: Miscellaneous
  • Part VII: Special Provisions for East Malaysia
    • Chapter 1: General
    • Chapter 2: Special Provisions
    • Chapter 3: Supplementary

See also

References

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