Employment Act 1955 [Act 265]

Part XVIII   cite [+]


102 Regulations   cite [+]

(1) The Minister may from time to time make such regulations as may be necessary or expedient for giving full effect to the provisions of this Act, or for the further, better or more convenient implementation of the provisions of this Act.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing the Minister may make regulations-

(a) limiting the powers of officers appointed under subsection 3(2);

(b) prescribing the conditions under which female employees may work at night;

(c) prescribing the rate of the maternity allowance to which female employees shall be entitled during the eligible period;

(d) prescribing the maximum period during which notice of dismissal given by her employer to a female employee who is absent from her work as a result of illness certified by a registered medical practitioner to arise out of her pregnancy or confinement shall not expire;

(da) (Omitted);

(e) (Deleted by *Act No. 40 of 1966);

(f) prescribing the times which employees shall be entitled to take off from work for meals and which they shall be entitled or required to take off for rest;

(g) prescribing the form of any register, summons or order required to be kept, issued or made under this Act;

(h) prescribing the procedure for sending summonses, warrants and orders issued or made under this Act in Malaysia for service or execution in the Republic of Singapore, and making provisions for the service or execution in Malaysia of summonses, warrants and orders issued or made in the Republic of Singapore;

(i) prescribing fees to be paid for filing of claims under section 69, 69B or 69C and for copies of notes of evidence recorded under Parts XV and XVA;

(j) prescribing penalties for failure to comply with or contravention of any regulation made under this section;

(k) prescribing the forms of notice and returns of particulars used under section 60K;

(l) prescribing the procedure to inquire into complaints of sexual harassment under Part XVA;

(m) prescribing the terms and conditions of service of a domestic servant.

*NOTE-The Children and Young Persons (Employment) Act 1966 [40 of 1966] has since been revised as the Children and Young Persons (Employment) Act 1966 [Act 350].

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