Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 [Act 588]

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Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 [Act 588]

Incorporating latest amendment - Act A1220/2004

Date of Royal Assent23rd September 1998
Date of publication in the Gazette15th October 1998
Date of coming into operation1st April 1999 : except for sections 157, 159, 160, 161,162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 176, 178, 197 and 198 [P.U.(B) 128/99]; 1st April 2000 : sections 157, 159, 160, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 176 and 178 [P.U.(B) 106/2000]; 1st March 2002 : sections 197 and 198 [P.U.(B) 66/2002]
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Long Title & Preamble

An Act to provide for and to regulate the converging communications and multimedia industries, and for incidental matters.
 
 
[1st April 1999 : except for sections 157, 159, 160, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 176, 178, 197 and 198 [P.U. (B) 128/99]; 1st April 2000 : sections 157, 159, 160, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 176 and 178 [P.U. (B) 106/2000]; 1st March 2002 : sections 197 and 198 [P.U. (B) 66/2002]]
 
BE IT ENACTED by the Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong with the advice and consent of the Dewan Negara and Dewan Rakyat in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

 

PART I - PRELIMINARY

PART II - MINISTERIAL POWERS AND PROCEDURES

PART III - APPEAL TRIBUNAL

PART IV - LICENCES

PART V - POWERS AND PROCEDURES OF THE MALAYSIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MULTIMEDIA COMMISSION

Chapter 1 - Directions
Chapter 2 - Determination
Chapter 3 - Inquiry
Chapter 4 - Investigation For Purposes Of Administration, Inquiry, Etc.
Chapter 5 - Information-gathering Powers
Chapter 6 - Register
Chapter 7 - Notification And Resolution Of Disputes
Chapter 8 - Registration Of Agreements
Chapter 9 - Voluntary Industry Codes
Chapter 10 - Mandatory Standards
Chapter 11 - Undertakings
Chapter 12 - Regulatory Forbearance
Chapter 13 - Review Of Decisions
Chapter 14 - Regulatory Review
Chapter 15 - Monitoring And Reporting

PART VI - ECONOMIC REGULATION

Chapter 1 - Licensing
Chapter 2 - General Competition Practices
Chapter 3 - Access To Services

PART VII - TECHNICAL REGULATION

Chapter 1 - Spectrum Assignment
Chapter 2 - Numbering And Electronic Addressing
Chapter 3 - Technical Standards

PART VIII - CONSUMER PROTECTION

PART IX - SOCIAL REGULATION

PART X - GENERAL

Chapter 1 - Installation Of Network Facilities, Access To Network Facilities, Etc.
Chapter 2 - Additional Offences And Penalties
Chapter 3 - Powers Of Entry, Investigation Into Offences And Prosecution
Chapter 4 - National Interest Matters
Chapter 5 - Miscellaneous

PART XI - TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

List of Amendments