Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement) Act 1949 [Act 34]

11 Extension of the Act   cite [+]

Where the Yang di-Pertuan Agong is satisfied that reciprocal provisions have been or will be made by the legislature of any country or territory for the enforcement within that country or territory of maintenance orders made by courts in Malaysia, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong may, by order, extend this Act to that country or territory and may amend the Schedule in any manner which may be necessary or expedient to give effect to such order and to remove any inconsistency therewith in the Schedule.

12 Application of Act   cite [+]

(1) (Omitted).

(2) This Act shall apply to all court orders made and all proceedings commenced under any Enactment or Ordinance in force in any part of Malaysia before the commencement of this Act to all intents as if the orders had been made or the proceedings had been commenced under this Act, and, where any such Enactment or Ordinance has been extended to any country or territory specified in the Schedule, this Act shall, for the purposes of any such order or proceeding, be deemed to have been extended to that country or territory notwithstanding the fact that no order in that behalf has been made under section 11.

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