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Sub-Division Of Land For Development

Subdivision is the division of a parcel of land held under one ownership into two or more portions to be held by the same proprietor under separate titles. This is a crucial legal planning procedure that breaking up an alienated land held under a Registry or Land Office title. Land subdivision is the first step…

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Land Amalgamation

With the increasing populations in our country, the lands in the country become smaller due to the subdivision or partition of land. The major reason for the land subdivision is through inheritance such that the inheritors subdivide land property amongst themselves or for commercialization of land. Amalgamation is a process of combining two or more…

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Strata Title Application

A strata title is the type of land title issued for stratified properties which include high-rise properties such as condominiums, apartments, and landed properties that are gated and guarded. It is the document that states the ownership of a strata property and gives owners the control of the individual units of stratified properties. Different from…

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TAX INCENTIVES IN MALAYSIA

There are many types of tax incentives provided by Malaysian Government to attract foreign or local investors for investment in certain industries in Malaysia. The tax incentives are provided in forms of exemption of profits, allowance for capital expenditure or double deduction of expenses. In this article, we will explain the main three types of…

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Legal Operation for Machinery: Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) Approval

Factories and Machineries Act (FMA) was introduced and came into force in 1967, to provide for the control of factories concerning matters relating to safety, health, and welfare of persons at work and to provide control on registration and inspection of machinery. According to Factories and Machinery Act 1967, some machines need to apply for…

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A Brief Introduction about Setting up Business in Malaysia

Introduction Persons who wish to setup business in Malaysia must register their business either under the Registration of Businesses Act 1956 (“ROBA 1956”) or Companies Act 2016 (“CA 2016”) or Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2012. The different forms of business vehicle available in Malaysia includes:- Company Limited by Shares Company Limited by Guarantee Unlimited Company…

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What do you understand about Manufacturing License?

If a manufacturer meets a certain requirement, the law requires it to obtain a manufacturing license from Malaysia Investment Development Authority (MIDA). Based on the manufacturing activity, the Industrial Coordination Act (ICA), 1975 requires person(s) who are involved in manufacturing activities to obtain a license from the Licensing Officer. The main goal of introducing the…

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Indonesia’s New Capital City in East Kalimantan

Indonesia’s New Capital City in East Kalimantan: Opportunities and Challenges for Malaysian Company President Joko Widodo announced the East Kalimantan Province to be new Indonesia’s capital city. The city is located between Penajam Paser Utara district and Kutai Kartanegara district. The new capital city is placed at a strategic location, located in between two largest…

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Factory Business License Application

Factory Business License Application Before you start a business in Malaysia, it is mandatory for you to apply and possess business license, depending on the type of your business. Foreigners who have an intention to set up a private company in Malaysia should aware the type of license to be applied. For example, factory business…

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CCC vs CFO

Certificate of Completion and Compliance (CCC) vs Certificate of Fitness for Occupation (CFO) What is Certificate of Fitness for Occupation (CFO)? Certificate of Fitness for Occupation (CFO) is a certificate issued by the local authorities (PBT) under the Uniform Building By-Laws of the Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974 (Act 133) [1]. A developer is…

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