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Weekly Holidays Act 1950 [Act 220]

11 Penalties

In the event of any-

(a) contravention of section 3, 5, 6, 7 or 8 or of any requirement duly made thereunder;

(b) contravention of any rule made under paragraph 14(2)(a) or (c); or

(c) breach of any condition imposed under section 4,


the proprietor and the manager of the establishment in respect of which such contravention or breach takes place shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine which may extend, in the case of the first offence, to two hundred and fifty ringgit, in the case of a second offence, to five hundred ringgit, and, in the case of a third offence or subsequent offence, to one thousand ringgit.

12 Exemption from application of this Act

Nothing in this Act shall apply to premises maintained by the Government solely for Post Office business.

13 Power to exempt

The Minister may exempt from all or any of the provisions of this Act any premises or any class of premises.

14 Rules

(1) The Minister may make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act.

(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may-

(a) prescribe anything required to be, or which may be prescribed under this Act;

(b) regulate the exercise of their powers and the discharge of their duties by Inspectors;

(c) require registers and records to be maintained and prescribe the notices to be displayed in establishments to which this Act applies and the form and contents thereof and the manner in which such notices shall be displayed.


(3) All rules made under this section shall be published in the Gazette and shall be laid as soon as conveniently may be before the Dewan Rakyat which may, by resolution, amend, approve or disapprove of the same. All rules approved by the Dewan Rakyat with such amendments, if any, as may have been made, shall come into force as from the date of the resolution approving the same.


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