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Industrial Relations

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LAWS OF MALAYSIA
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Act 177

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 1967
Incorporating all amendments up to 1 January 2006

PUBLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF LAW REVISION, MALAYSIA UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE REVISION OF LAWS ACT 1968 IN COLLABORATION WITH PERCETAKAN NASIONAL MALAYSIA BHD 2006

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Laws of Malaysia

ACT 177

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 1967 First enacted Revised ... ... … ... … ... … … … 1967 (Act No. 35 of 1967) 1976 (Act 177 w.e.f. 1 September 1976)

PREVIOUS REPRINT First Reprint ... ... ... ... ... 2002

Industrial Relations LAWS OF MALAYSIA Act 177 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 1967

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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I PRELIMINARY
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1. Short title 2. Interpretation 2A. Appointment of Director General for Industrial Relations PART II PROTECTION OF RIGHTS OF WORKMEN AND EMPLOYERS AND THEIR TRADE UNIONS 3. 4. 5. Expression “trade union” Rights of workmen and employers Prohibition on employers and their trade unions in respect of certain acts 6. Leave on trade union business 7. Prohibition on workmen and their trade unions in respect of certain acts 8. Reference of complaint to Industrial Court 8A. Employer may provide information on collective bargaining and trade dispute to his workmen PART III RECOGNITION AND SCOPE OF REPRESENTATION OF TRADE UNIONS 9. 10. 11. 12. Claim for recognition Prohibition of strike, lock-out, picketing and termination of service pending recognition of a trade union Trade unions accorded recognition Trade unions not accorded recognition

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Laws of Malaysia
PART IV COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS

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13. 14. 15. 16. 17.

Collective bargaining Collective Agreements Restrictions on collective agreements in certain new undertakings Deposit of collective agreements Effect of collective agreement PART V CONCILIATION

18. 19.

Reference of disputes for conciliation Information, documents and compulsory conference for conciliation

19A. The Minister may conciliate in any trade dispute 19B. Representation in conciliation proceedings PART VI REPRESENTATIONS ON DISMISSALS 20. Representations on dismissals PART VII INDUSTRIAL COURT 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. Industrial Court Constitution of the Court Divisions of the Court Protection and immunity to members of the Court Registrar and officers Reference of trade disputes to the Court Appearance and representation at proceedings before the Court Power of President to regulate procedure and proceedings Power of the Court Awards Agreement during proceeding

23A. Qualification of President and Chairman of Industrial Court

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32. 33.

Effect of an award Interpretation and variation of awards and agreements

33 A. Reference to the High Court on a question of law 33B. Award, decision or order of the Court to be final and conclusive

PART VIII INVESTIGATION AND INQUIRY 34. 35. 36. 37. Investigation and Inquiry into trade disputes Committee Board Reports

PART IX TRADE DISPUTES, STRIKES AND LOCK-OUTS AND MATTERS ARISING THEREFROM 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. Pupils not to take part in trade disputes Intimidation Picketing Breach of contract liable to injure person or property Conspiracy in trade disputes Restrictions on strikes and lock-outs in essential services Prohibition of strikes and lock-outs Illegal strikes and lock-outs Penalty for illegal strikes and lock-outs Penalty for instigation Penalty for giving financial aid to illegal strikes and lock-outs Protection of persons refusing to take part in illegal strikes or lock-outs Offences seizable, and no bail to be granted Prosecution of offences under this Part

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Laws of Malaysia
PART X MISCELLANEOUS

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52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63.

Application Appointment of public officer Exclusion of evidence as to certain matters Secrecy Non-compliance with award or...
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