National Land Code (Act 828), Regulations & Selected Orders (As At 15th February 2022)
National Land Code (Act 828)
Regulations & Selected Orders
An Act to amend and consolidate the laws relating to land and land tenure, the registration of title to land and of dealings therewith and the collection of revenue therefrom within the States of Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Negri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor, Terengganu and the Federal Territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan and for purposes connected therewith.
Detailed Contents Of National Land Code (Act 828), Regulations & Selected Orders :
The National Land Code (Act 828) is a Malaysian law that governs the ownership and use of land in the country. It was enacted in 1965 and has since undergone several amendments to keep up with changing times and needs. The latest version of the code, along with its regulations and selected orders, as at 15th February 2022, is as follows:
PART I: PRELIMINARY
This part provides the definitions of various terms used in the code, including land, property, title, and landowner.
PART II: ADMINISTRATION
This part outlines the functions and powers of the Director General of Lands and Mines, the Registrar of Titles, and other relevant authorities in the administration of land matters.
PART III: OWNERSHIP OF LAND
This part covers the various types of land ownership recognized under Malaysian law, including freehold, leasehold, and customary land rights.
PART IV: REGISTRATION OF TITLE AND DEALING WITH LAND
This part sets out the procedures for the registration of land titles, as well as the rules and regulations for the transfer and transmission of land ownership.
PART V: CAVEATS AND NOTIFICATIONS
This part outlines the requirements for caveats and notifications, including the types of caveats and notifications that can be filed, and the procedures for doing so.
PART VI: ACQUISITION OF LAND
This part covers the acquisition of land by the government or other authorities for public purposes, as well as the procedures for compensation and disputes arising from such acquisitions.
PART VII: DEALINGS WITH LAND
This part covers the rules and regulations for the dealing with land, including mortgages, leases, and easements.
PART VIII: RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES IN RELATION TO LAND
This part covers the various rights and liabilities that come with land ownership, including the right to use, occupy, and develop the land, as well as the obligations to maintain and protect the land.
PART IX: PROHIBITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS
This part outlines the various prohibitions and restrictions on the use and development of land, including environmental regulations, zoning laws, and heritage protection.
PART X: ENFORCEMENT
This part outlines the enforcement procedures for violations of the National Land Code, including the powers of the authorities and the penalties for non-compliance.
PART XI: GENERAL PROVISIONS
This part covers various miscellaneous provisions, including the validity of contracts relating to land, the powers of the authorities to make regulations, and the jurisdiction of the courts in land matters.
In conclusion, the National Land Code (Act 828), regulations, and selected orders provide a comprehensive framework for the ownership, use, and administration of land in Malaysia. It covers a wide range of issues, including ownership, registration, acquisition, dealing, rights and liabilities, restrictions, and enforcement. Anyone involved in land matters in Malaysia should be familiar with the provisions of this law.
National Land Code (Act 828) Contains:
National Land Code (Act 828)
Federal Territory (Modification of National Land Code) Order 1974
Federal Territory of Putrajaya (Modification of National Land Code) Order 2001
Federal Territory of Labuan (Extension and Modification of National Land Code) Order 2009
National Land Code (Modification) Order 1997
National Land Code (Underground Land) (Application Forms) Regulations 1997
National Land Code (Modification) Order 2014
National Land Code (Underground Land) (Minimum Depth) Regulations 2017