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Movement Control Order, Malaysia

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious respiratory disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus in December 2019 and outbreak continues to spread throughout the world, anyone can get this illness and the results can be serious.

Due to the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases infection in Malaysia rised in first half March, in order to reduce the spread of the pandemic, and the growth of positive cases, the government had imposed a 14-day Movement Control Order (MCO) from 18 to 31 March nationwide to curb the spread of the Covid-19 infection in Malaysia.

The Movement Control Order was imposed under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 and well as the Police Act 1967, which cover a range of activities.

YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, the Prime Minister announced the MCO on 16 March, Monday night, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the order entailed a ban on all mass gatherings for religious, sport, social and cultural activities. All kindergartens, schools, colleges and universities should be closed during this period. In addition, all government and private business premises should be closed, with the exception of supermarkets, public markets, sundry and convenience shops which sell daily essentials as well as other country’s essential services including water, electricity, power, telecommunications, postal, transportation, irrigation, oil, gas, fuel, lubricants, broadcasting, finance, banking, health, pharmacy, fire, prison, port, airport, security, defence and cleaning .

Addition announcements during MCO period as follow:

16.03.2020
A Press Release issued by the Registry of Society on 16 March 2020, announced that all associations are prohibited to conduct programmes / activities /conferences / assemblies / general meetings until 30 June 2020 to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

17.03.2020
The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) in a statement on 17 March 2020 announced that due to the submission of tax returns affected by the Movement Control Order, the last day to file the various income tax return forms had been extended by two months from the original deadline.

18.03.2020
A Media Statement issued by the National Security Council (NSC), Prime Minister's Department on 18 March 2020, showed that the Government had given further approval to operate with certain terms and conditions to the relevant manufacturing industry , especially those that produce products defined as critical, with employee operations at minimal level and rotation of employees were implemented. The exemption is not automatic, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) had released the online e-form for the exemption approval process.

20.03.2020
YB Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, Senior Minister of Defence (Security Cluster) announced that Public and Private Sector personnels involved in essential services and productions during the Movement Control Order (MCO) peroid, required to show their Work Travel Pass (Approval of Movement) for verification. The personnels must carry the Work Travel Pass with them at all times along the way to avoid any confusion and problem at police roadblocks during the MCO peroid.

21.03.2020
YB Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry announced that the second Industry Exemption Application Committee Meeting which allows critical service sectors in the manufacturing sector to operate during the MCO period also extended the allowance to the transport and logistic sectors.

23.03.2020
Sarawak Government had announced a RM1.15 billion Stimulus Package to help the people in the state face the economic impact brought by the Covid-19 outbreak and restrictions during the Movement Control Order (MCO). Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Abang Openg, the Chief Minister said there would be 16 initiatives under stimulus package named 'Sarawakku Sayang Special Aid Package'.

25.03.2020
YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, the Prime Minister announced the MCO Phase 2 on 25 March 2020. The Movement Control Order (MCO) nationwide which was enforced from 18th March 2020 to 31st March 2020 due to the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19 had been extended until 14th April 2020.

25.03.2020
Following the announcement by YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, the Prime Minister on the extension of Movement Control Order (MCO) in Malaysia, Ministry of International Trade & Industry (MITI) informed the companies producing essential goods that the approval they had obtained from MITI remained valid until 14 April 2020. The same applies to companies that had received the approval to keep their factory machineries in ‘warm idle’ mode.

25.03.20
Bank Negara Malaysia announced the loan payment deferment for a period of six months. This deferment of payment was effective from April 2020 until September 2020. Postponement of loan payments was automatic and no need any application with banks.

26.03.20
The Sarawak Government had extended the Movement Control Order for two weeks to 14 April 2020 in accordance with the decision of Federal Government.

27.03.2020
YAB Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, the Prime Minister unveiled the RM250 billion Prihatin Rakyat Economic Stimulus Package (PRIHATIN) on 27 March 2020. The objective of PRIHATIN was protecting the people, supporting businesses and strengthening the economy to weather the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and implementation of Movement Control Order.

28.03.2020
The Ministry of Human Resources, through the Social Security Organisation (SOCSO) implemented Wage Subsidy Programme for employees in the private sector whose employers were affected by the economic impact of COVID-19 outbreak, as announced by the Prime Minister through the Prihatin Rakyat Economic Stimulus Package (PRIHATIN) on 27 March 2020 .

29.03.2020
YB Datuk Seri M Saravanan, the Ministry of Human Resources announced on 29 March that the Government granted and allowed Human Resource / Finance personnel to return to office for 1 day, either on 31/3/2020 (Tuesday) or 1/4/2020 (Wednesday) to prepare payroll for employees. The personnels must carry the authorisation letter (Surat Pelepasan) with them at all times for ease of movement when they were stopped by enforcement authorities along the way.

31.03.2020
Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri M. Saravanan announced on 31 March that HRDF registered employers from 63 sub-sectors within three key economic sectors ( manufacturing, services, mining) are exempted from paying the mandatory Human Resources Development (HRD) levy for six months from 15 April 2020 to 15 September 2020. No application for the exemption is required as all HRDF registered employers automatically be exempted from paying the HRDF levy.

马来西亚, 行动管制令

新冠肺炎是一种传染性呼吸系统疾病,由二零一九年十二月最新发现的冠状病毒引起,并且暴发继续在世界各地曼延,任何人都可以患此病,其后果可能是严重的。

由于二零二零年三月上半月在我国新冠肺炎确诊病例暴增,为了减少新冠肺炎的确诊病例的增加,首相丹斯里慕尤丁宣布行动管制令,由三月十八日至三十一日在全国实行,为期十四天以制止新冠肺炎的曼延。

这项行动管制令是根据《一九八八年疾病控制法令》及《一九六七年警察法令》发布,限制涵盖了一系列活动。

首相丹斯里慕尤丁于三月十六日,星期一晚上宣布了行动管制令时表示,限制令将禁止所有宗教,体育,社会和文化活动的集会。在此期间,所有幼儿园,学校,学院和本科都应关闭。此外将关闭所有政府和私人营业场所,除了出售日常必需品的商店,例如:超市、公共市场、杂货店和便利店。除此之外,国家的必需基本服务,包括水、,电供、能源、电讯、邮政、运输、灌溉、石油、天然气、燃料、润滑油、广播、金融、银行、药品、消防、监狱、港口、机场、保安、国防和清洁皆不受管制。

行动管制令期间的新增的公告如下:

16.03.2020
社团注册局于三月十六日发布新闻稿,公布禁止所有社团在二零二零年六月三十日之前举办课程/活动/会议/集会/会员大会,以防止新冠肺炎病毒的传播。

17.03.2020
内陆税务局于二零二零年三月十七日发布了文告表示,由于受到行动管制令的影响,提交各种所得税申报表的截止日期已宣告延长了两个月。

18.03.2020
首相署国家安全委员会于二零二零年三月十八日发布了媒体文告,表示政府已进一步批准部分至关重要的制造业运作,但是必须遵守政府规定的基本需求服务营业指南中的条例和条件,以最低限度的员工进行操作并实行员工轮换制。获得行管令豁免的制造业不是自动生效的,业者必须向联邦国际贸易与工业部申请准证,该部门已发布在线电子表格让业者申请。

20.03.2020
国防部高级部长,拿督斯里依斯迈沙比里(安全小组)宣布在行动管制令期间,从事基本服务和生产的公共部门和私营界雇员必须出示其“工作通行证”以制法人员进行验证,在上下班途中任何时候都必须随身携带“工作通行证”,以免在行动管制令期间的途中遇上警察路障时出现任何混乱和问题。

21.03.2020
国际贸易与工业部高级部长,拿督斯里阿兹敏表示,第二次行业豁免申请委员会会议讨论后,允许制造业中的关键服务,即运输业和物流业在行动管制令期间运作。

23.03.2020
砂拉越政府宣布了一项十一亿五千万令吉的刺激配套,以协助因新冠肺炎疫情曼延以及因行动管制令限制,而面对经济冲击砂拉越州人民。砂拉越州首席部长,拿督巴丁宜阿邦佐哈里表示,称为“我亲爱的砂拉越特别援助配套”的刺激计划共有十六项惠民措施。

25.03.2020
由于新冠肺炎疫情继续蔓延,首相丹斯里慕尤丁于三月二十五日宣布行动管制令第二阶段,也就是延续由三月十八日至三十一日的行动管制令第一阶段,延长两个星期至四月十四日。

25.03.2020
随着首相丹斯里慕尤丁于三月二十五日宣布延长行动管制令两个星期至四月十四日,国际贸易与工业部宣布获得该部门批准证书以生产必需品的公司,批准证书有效期也展延至四月十四日。同样的,那些获得工厂机器保持在“暖闲”模式的公司,其批准证书有效期也展延至四月十四日。

25.03.20
马来西亚国家银行宣布推迟偿还贷款为期六个月。贷款缓还期由二零二零年四月至九月。推迟偿还贷款自动生效,不须要向银行申请展延偿还贷款

26.03.20
砂拉越政府依照联邦政府的决定,延长行动管制令两个星期至四月十四日。

27.03.2020
首相丹斯里慕尤丁于三月二十七日宣佈推出总值两千五百亿令吉的关怀人民经济刺激计划,目的是保护人民,支持企业并加强经济以抵御新冠肺炎大流行,以及执行行动管制令对我国经济领域的冲击。

28.03.2020
联邦人力资源部通过其属下机构,社会保险机构处理雇员工资补贴计划。
这项计划是首相于三月二十七日宣布推出关怀人民经济刺激计划的其中一项项目,旨在协助受新冠肺炎扩散而冲击的私人界雇主补贴雇员的工资。

29.03.2020
联邦人力资源部长,拿督斯里沙拉瓦南于三月二十九日宣布政府已批准并允许两名私人公司的人力资源部/财务部职员于三月三十一日(星期二)或四月一日(星期三)返回公司工作一天,以为公司职工准备工资发放。雇主必须为有关职员准备通行信并全程随身携带,以便执法人员制止时出示。

31.03.2020
联邦人力资源部长,拿督斯里沙拉瓦南于三月三十一日宣布,涵盖三主要经济体(制造业、服务业、采矿业)六十三业界的人力资源发展基金注册雇主,由二零二零年四月十五日至九月十五日豁免缴交人力资源发展基金。
豁免自动生效,不须要向人力资源发展有限公司申请。

Posted Date: 4 May 2020

Issues List

Business Scale-Up Programme
Movement Control Order, Malaysia
Covid-19: Six Months Exemption of HRDF Levy
Sarawak Micro Credit Scheme opens for application
Matching Grant for SME Digitalisation Initiative
Twelfth Malaysia Plan, 2021-2025
Minimum Wages Order 2020
National Budget 2020
Sarawak Digital Economy Strategy Book
Sarawak Federal Secretary Office
Sarawak Develops Digital Economy
Introduction of Centre of Technical Excellence
Structured Internship Programme (SIP)
New Guidelines on Market Development Grant
SME Competitiveness Rating for Enhancement (SCORE)
Industry4WRD Readiness Assessment
Minimum Wages Order (Revised 2018)
National Budget 2019
Launching of the National Policy on Industry 4.0
Malaysia Export Exhibition Centre (MEEC) in KL.
Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ)
National Workforce Human Capital Development Blueprint (2018 – 2025)
Matrade Reinstates Market Development Grant
Financing for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
Important Links of Budget 2018
Enforcement of Sarawak Labour Ordinance Section 60A
SIRIM-Fraunhofer Programme
National Graphene Action Plan 2020
Cabinet & Assistant Ministers of Sarawak
Salary Guide, Starting Salaries for 160 Selected Skill-Based Jobs
National Budget 2017
Scheme Micro Financing
Workshop on Sarawak Rural Economic Transformation
Industrial Innovation Program and STTF
Update on Immigration Guideline & Procedure
Minister of Industrial and Entrepreneur Dev
Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC)
Malaysian Chinese Women Entrepreneurs Foundation
Soft Loan Scheme for Automation and Modernisation
ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Open Day
Investment Opportunities in the Resource Based Industries
OSH CLASS Regulations
2015 Bank Negara Malaysia Annual Report
Eleventh Malaysia Plan (11MP)
National Budget 2016
Briefing on Labour Chapter, TPPA
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)
Go-Ex Programme
KOJADI SME Loan Scheme
Amendments to Regulation 32(1) of the Employees’ Social Security (General) Regulations 1971
Bank Negara Malaysia Annual Report 2014
Green Technology Financing Scheme (GTFS)
The Factories & Machinery (Person-In-Charge) (Amendment) Regulations 2014
Income Tax (Deduction From Remuneration) Amended
Prime Minister's Hibiscus Award
GST Exempt, Zero-Rated and Relief Lists Gazetted
National Budget 2015
Application for GST e-Voucher
Registration for GST before 31 December 2014
Opening of EXIM Bank Kuching
National Budget 2014
Official Opening of Bank of China & Visa Center
MIDA e-Application
Termination of the GSP from 2014
Certificate of Responsibility on Food Safety
Imposition of Customs (Prohibition of Imports) Order on Construction Materials
Updated Import Mechanism for Iron and Steel Products
Minimum Retirement Age Act 2012
Programme on Training Scheme 1Malaysia
New Requirement for Food Exports to China
New Guidelines for Market Development Grant
National Budget 2013
Domestic Investment Strategic Fund
The Investment Coordinating Board of Indonesia (BKPM)
Master Plan for the Acceleration and Expansion of Indonesia's Economic Development (MP3EI)
Operator of Steam Boiler
Certificate of Fitness of Steam Boiler
Launching of MIDA new headquarters and logo
Pos Malaysia Shopping Portal
Get Malaysian Business Online (GMBO)
Department of Skills Development Malaysia
Customs Appeal Tribunal
The Minimum Wage Order 2012 Gazetted
Malaysian Competition Act 2010 Is Enforced
GST Implementation in the Near Future
National Budget 2012
Government Financial Assistance Programmes By Malaysian Industrial Development Finance (MIDF)
Malaysia Export Exhibition Centre
SME Development Programmes
Tebedu Inland Port
Malaysia National Budget 2011
Strategic Trade Act 2010 (STA)
IRB E-ledger
APEC Website on Tariffs and Rules of Origin (WebTR)
Highlight of Tenth Malaysia Plan (2011-2015)
New Economic Model for Malaysia
Malaysian Competition Act 2010
Malaysia National Budget 2010
Issues Raised at the Economic Council Dialogue
Employers Can Reduce Their Employees' Monthly Tax Deductions
Tax Incentives for the Manufacturing Sector in Malaysia
Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC)
Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE)
National Budget 2009
Investment & Trade Dialogue and Seminar 2009
Seminar Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan
An Introduction Programme of GMP
Optimising Opp under Malaysia Free Trade Agreement
SMI & SME Intellectual Property Awareness Campaign
Briefing on the Malaysia Benchmarking Index (MBI)
Advertise in SMA 50th Anniversary Directory 2013
SMA Membership Directory 2003: Sample 2
SMA Membership Directory 2003: Sample 1
Contribution Rate For Employees Who Are Above 55 y
Special Taskforce to Facilitate Business (PEMUDAH)
Trade Exhibitions in Malaysia 2008 - 2009
Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE)
Development Financial Institutions
Definition of SMEs:
2008 Budget Highlights
GS1 Identification System
Skill Training Programmes (Technical & Vocational) By Government
Useful Website
Third Industrial Master Plan (IMP3) 2006 ¨C 2020
International Trade Malaysia 2007
Liberalisation of Foreign Exchange Administration Policies
YB Encik Larry Sng Visited Chuan Ming Sdn Bhd
2007 New Appointed Consul-General in Kuching
Patron, Hon President, Advisors & SMA Council
2007 Budget Highlights - Tax Commentary
MIDA & MATRADE - Trade and Investment Mission
Lee Fah Mee Sdn Bhd HACCP Certificate Presentation Ceremony
Human Resources Development Berhad
Ready Built Factories for Sale and Rental
Certify Your Profession - Put Up Your Skill Badge
TOCC Accredited Kilang Ceria Alam
KKB & Sarawak Enterprise Sign MoU
Ministries of Agriculture Visited Sea Horse Co S/B
ISO 9001:2000 Recognition For Sarawak Slipways S/B
China Council for the Promotion of International Trade
Registration With MATRADE
Asia Pacific Natural Products Expo
Grant for Development and Promotion of Halal Product
Grant for Enhancing Product Packaging, Design and Labeling Capabilities of SMEs
The RosettaNet
WTO Agreement on Technical Barrier to Trade (TBT)
The SME Bank
The Amended Sarawak Labour Ordinance be enforced from 1 October 2005
Electronic Procurement System (ePerolehan)
Additional Incentives for the Manufacturing Sector for Sarawak
Conclusion of the Second National SME Development
Japanese Interested in Business Venture in Sarawak
Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa)
The Industry R& D Grant Scheme (IGS)
Hong Kong Trade Development Council Trade Fairs
Assistance For Cleaner Production / Waste Treatment Projects Implementation
Sabah International Expo 2004
Financial Schemes Under MITI For Small And Medium Enterprises (SMEs)
Registration of SMIs with SMIDEC
Registration of Exporters with MATRADE
SESCO Connection Charge Guidelines 1/2003

 

 

 


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