Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Act 2007

The Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Act 2007 (Malay: Akta Pengurusan Sisa Pepejal dan Pembersihan Awam 2007), is a Malaysian laws which enacted to provide for and regulate the management of controlled solid waste and public cleansing for the purpose of maintaining proper sanitation and for matters incidental thereto.

Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Act 2007
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Parliament of Malaysia
  • An Act to provide for and regulate the management of controlled solid waste and public cleansing for the purpose of maintaining proper sanitation and for matters incidental thereto.
CitationAct 672
Territorial extentThroughout Malaysia
Enacted byDewan Rakyat
Passed4 July 2007
Enacted byDewan Negara
Passed17 July 2007
Royal assent29 August 2007
Commenced30 August 2007
EffectivePerlis, Kedah, Pahang, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Putrajaya, Negeri Sembilan, Malacca, Johor–1 June 2016
Legislative history
Bill introduced in the Dewan RakyatSolid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Bill 2007
Bill citationD.R. 25/2007
Introduced byOng Ka Ting, Minister of Housing and Local Government
First reading26 June 2007
Second reading2 July 2007
Third reading3 July 2007
Bill introduced in the Dewan NegaraSolid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Bill 2007
Bill citationD.R. 25/2007
Introduced byOng Ka Ting, Minister of Housing and Local Government
First reading11 July 2007
Second reading17 July 2007
Third reading17 July 2007
Status: In force

PreambleEdit

  1. WHEREAS sanitation is a matter within the Concurrent List in the Ninth Schedule to the Federal Constitution:
  2. AND WHEREAS matters relating to the management of controlled solid waste and public cleansing are now administered by the various local authorities:
  3. AND WHEREAS it is expedient for the purpose of ensuring uniformity of law and policy to make a law for the proper control and regulation of matters relating to the management of controlled solid waste and public cleansing throughout Peninsular Malaysia and the Federal Territories of Putrajaya and Labuan:
  4. AND WHEREAS it is also expedient that provisions be made to confer executive authority on the Federation for matters relating to the management of controlled solid waste and public cleansing throughout Peninsular Malaysia and the Federal Territories of Putrajaya and Labuan:

StructureEdit

The Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Act 2007, in its current form (30 January 2007), consists of 12 Parts containing 112 sections and no schedule (including no amendment).

  • Part I: Preliminary
  • Part II: Administration
  • Part III: Approval for the Construction, Alteration or Closure of Prescribed Solid Waste Management Facilities
  • Part IV: Licensing Provisions
  • Part V: Charges
  • Part VI: Tribunal for Solid Waste Management Services
  • Part VII: Assumption of Control
  • Part VIII: Control of Solid Waste Generators and Persons in Possession of Controlled Solid Waste
  • Part IX: Enforcement Provisions
  • Part X: Reduction and Recovery of Controlled Solid Waste
  • Part XI: General
  • Part XII: Savings and Transitional

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