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Undang-Undang Kecil

 

What are By-Laws?
'By-Laws' or ‘undang-undang kecil' in Bahasa Malaysia are laws subsidiary to main laws. They are formulated by Local Authorities. These subsidiary laws are also known as Rules, Regulations and others.  

Amendments

By-Laws
The amendments to by-laws can be made from time to time according to the needs and following the same formulation procedure.   

Compound Fine
According to By-Laws Compound Errors MPKB (Transfer) 2002, the breaking of any by-laws can be compounded and compoundable fines are offered up to a maximum of RM 500.00. Whereas a compound fine due to a wrongdoing based on the Local Government Act 1976 (Act 171) is RM 1,000.00.  

Penalty / Fine

If the compound fine is not settled, the breaking of any by-laws can be charged in court and if found guilty can be given a penalty/fine up to RM2,000.00 or a jail term of 1 year or both. For repeat offenders even after found guilty, the fine can be imposed maximum RM200.00 a day.