Immigration Act 1959/63 (Act 155), Regulations and Order & Passports Act 1966 (Act 150) and Orders [As at 15.7.2022]
Immigration Act 1959/63 (Act 155), Regulations and Order
An Act relating to immigration.
Detailed Contents Of Immigration Act 1959/63 (Act 155) :
The Immigration Act 1959/63 (Act 155) is a Malaysian law that regulates immigration to Malaysia. It provides the legal framework for the entry, exit, and stay of non-citizens in Malaysia. The Act defines who is eligible for entry, who is not eligible, and the conditions under which entry may be granted.
The Regulations and Order made under the Immigration Act 1959/63 provide more detailed provisions on various aspects of immigration, including the issuance of visas and permits, the registration of non-citizens, the control of employment and business activities by non-citizens, and the enforcement of immigration laws. These regulations and orders are regularly updated to reflect changes in the country's immigration policies and practices.
The Passports Act 1966 (Act 150) governs the issuance and use of passports in Malaysia. It defines the criteria for obtaining a passport, the procedures for applying for one, and the rules for its use. The Act also sets out penalties for offenses related to passports, such as falsifying information or using someone else's passport.
In addition to these Acts, there are also various Orders made under them that provide more specific rules and regulations related to immigration and passports in Malaysia. Some of these Orders include:
Immigration (Prohibition of Entry) Order 2017 - This Order specifies the categories of persons who are not allowed to enter Malaysia, including individuals with criminal records or those who pose a threat to national security.
Immigration (Control of Employment) Order 2021 - This Order regulates the employment of non-citizens in Malaysia, requiring employers to obtain work permits and setting out penalties for employing unauthorized workers.
Passports (Conditions for Departure) Order 2010 - This Order requires Malaysian citizens to obtain an exit permit before leaving the country if they have outstanding legal obligations, such as unpaid taxes or criminal charges.
Overall, these Acts, Regulations, and Orders form the legal framework for immigration and passport control in Malaysia, providing guidelines for the entry, exit, and stay of non-citizens and ensuring the security and integrity of Malaysia's borders.
Immigration Act 1959/63 (Act 155) Contains:
Immigration Act 1959/63 (Act 155)
Immigration Regulations 1963
Immigration (Administration and Management of Immigration Depots) Regulations 2003
Immigration (Compounding of Offences) Regulations 2003
Immigration (District of Tumpat) (Exemption) Order 1959
Immigration (District of Tanah Merah) (Exemption) Order 1959
Immigration (Exemption) Order 1963
Immigration (Transitional Provisions) Order 1963
Immigration and Passport (Exemption of Passport) Order 1984
Immigration and Passport (Exemption of Passports) (No. 2) Order 1984
Federal Territory of Labuan (Modification of Passports Act) Order 1984
Federal Territory of Labuan (Modification of Immigration Act) Order 1984
Immigration and Passport (Exemption) Order 1984
Passports Act 1966 (Act 150)
Fees (Passports And Visas) Order 1967
Immigration (Malaysia My Second Home Programme) (Exemption) Order 2006
Immigration (Spouse Programme) (Exemption) Order 2006
Fees (Visa on Arrival) Order 2014
Fees (Passports and Visas) (Remission of Fees) Order 2015
Fees (Passports and Visas) (Remission of Fees) (No. 2) Order 2015
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