Malaysian Financial Reporting Standard 116
Property, Plant and Equipment
This version includes amendments resulting from MFRSs with effective dates no later than 1 January 2012.
Amendments with an effective date later than 1 January 2012 MFRS 116 has been amended by MFRS 13 Fair Value Measurement*. As those amendments have an effective date after 1 January 2012 they are not included in this edition. *
effective date 1 January 2013
CONTENTS paragraphs Preface INTRODUCTION IN1–IN15
MALAYSIAN FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARD 116 PROPERTY, PLANT AND EQUIPMENT OBJECTIVE SCOPE DEFINITIONS RECOGNITION Initial costs Subsequent costs MEASUREMENT AT RECOGNITION Elements of cost Measurement of cost MEASUREMENT AFTER RECOGNITION Cost model Revaluation model Depreciation Depreciable amount and depreciation period Depreciation method Impairment Compensation for impairment DERECOGNITION DISCLOSURE TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS EFFECTIVE DATE WITHDRAWAL OF OTHER PRONOUNCEMENTS 1 2–5 6 7–14 11 12–14 15–28 16–22 23–28 29–66 30 31–42 43–62 50–59 60–62 63 65–66 67–72 73–79 80 81–81E 82–83
Malaysian Financial Reporting Standard 116 Property, Plant and Equipment (MFRS 116) is set out in paragraphs 1–83. All the paragraphs have equal authority. MFRS 116 should be read in the context of its objective and the Basis for Conclusions, the Foreword to Financial Reporting Standards and the Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting. MFRS 108 Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors provides a basis for selecting and applying accounting policies in the absence of explicit guidance.
The Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) is implementing its policy of convergence through adopting International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) for application for annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2012. The IASB defines IFRSs as comprising: (a) International Financial Reporting Standards;
(b) International Accounting Standards; (c) IFRIC Interpretations; and
(d) SIC Interpretations. Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards (MFRSs) equivalent to IFRSs that apply to any reporting period beginning on or after 1 January 2012 are: (a) Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards; and
(b) IC Interpretations. First-time application of MFRSs equivalent to IFRSs Application of this Standard will begin in the first-time adopter’s * first annual reporting period beginning on or after 1 January 2012 in the context of adopting MFRSs equivalent to IFRSs. In this case, the requirements of MFRS 1 First-time Adoption of Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards must be observed. Application of MFRS 1 is necessary as otherwise such financial statements will not be able to assert compliance with IFRS. MFRS 1, the Malaysian equivalent of IFRS 1 First-time Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards, requires prior period information, presented as comparative information, to be restated as if the requirements of MFRSs effective for annual period beginning on or after 1 January 2012 have always been applied, except when it (1) prohibits retrospective application in some aspects or (2) allows the first-time adopter to use one or more of the exemptions or exceptions contained therein. This means that, in preparing its first MFRS financial statements* for a financial period beginning on or after 1 January 2012, the first-time adopter shall refer to the provisions contained in MFRS 1 on matters relating to transition and effective dates instead of the transitional provision and effective date contained in the respective MFRSs. This differs from previous requirements where an entity accounted for changes of accounting policies in accordance with the specific transitional provisions contained in the respective Financial Reporting...
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