Local Government Act 1976 [Act 171]

Part XIV   cite [+]

MISCELLANEOUS

107 Licences   cite [+]

(1) A local authority in the granting of any licence or permit may prescribe the fees for such licence or permit and the charges for the inspection or supervision of any trade, occupation or premises in respect of which the licence is granted.

(1A) Any licence or permit granted under this Act may be issued jointly with any other licence or permit.

(2) Every licence or permit granted shall be subject to such conditions and restrictions as the local authority may think fit and shall be revocable by the local authority at any time without assigning any reason therefor.

(2A) The revocation of any particular licence or permit issued jointly with any other licence or permit under subsection (1A) shall not affect the validity of any other licence or permit with which it had been jointly issued.

(3) The local authority may at its discretion refuse to grant or renew any licence without assigning any reason therefor.

(4) A licence shall be valid for a period not exceeding three years.

(5) Every person to whom a licence has been granted shall exhibit his licence at all times in some prominent place on the licensed premises and shall produce such licence if required to do so by any officer of the local authority authorized to demand the same.

(6) Any person who fails to exhibit or to produce such licence under subsection (5) shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or to both.

(7) For the purpose of subsection (5) or (6) any reference to the word "licence" shall include its certified true copy.

(8) The certification of any licence as a true copy shall be made by the President, Secretary or any officer authorized by the President in writing.

108 Notices, etc.   cite [+]

(1) Notices, orders, warrants, licences, receipts and other similar documents may be in print or partly in writing and partly in print.

(2) Service of a document on any person shall be effected-

(a) by delivering the same to such person or by delivering the same at the last known place of residence of such person to an adult member of his family;

(b) by leaving the same at the usual or last known place of residence or business of such person in a cover addressed to such person; or

(c) by forwarding the same by post in a prepaid letter addressed to such person at his usual or last known place of residence or business.


(3) A document required to be served on the owner or occupier of any premises shall be deemed to be properly addressed if addressed by the description of the "owner" or "occupier" of such premises without further name or description and may be served by delivering the same to some adult person on the premises or, if there is no such person on the premises to whom the same can with reasonable diligence be delivered, by fixing the same on some conspicuous part of the premises.

109 Default in compliance with notice or order   cite [+]

Where any notice or order requires any act to be done or work to be executed within a period specified therein by the owner or occupier of any premises and default is made in complying with the requirement of such notice or order, the person in default shall be guilty of an offence and shall, where no fine is specially provided for such default, on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred ringgit or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding six months or to both.

110 Power to enter premises   cite [+]

Any officer of a local authority duly authorized in writing may at all reasonable times, enter any premises within the local authority area for the purpose of exercising any power of inspection, enquiry or execution of works which is given to a local authority.

111 Officer may demand names and addresses   cite [+]

(1) The occupier of any premises within the local authority area shall, if required by any officer of a local authority, give his name and identity card number and the name and address of the owner of the premises, if known.

(2) Any person who refuses to give or wilfully misstates his name and identity card number or the name and address of the owner of the premises shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred ringgit or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding six months or to both.

112 Penalty for obstructing Councillor and others   cite [+]

Any person who at any time obstructs, molests or assaults the Commissioner of the City of Kuala Lumpur, or the Mayor or President, Councillors, officers or employees of a local authority in the performance and execution of their duty or removes any mark set up for the purpose of indicating any level or direction necessary to the execution of works shall be guilty of an offence and shall on conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding two thousand ringgit or to a term of imprisonment not exceeding six months or to both.

113 Recovery of expenses   cite [+]

Whenever default is made by the owner of any premises in the execution of any work required to be executed by him, the occupier of such premises may, with the approval of the local authority, cause such work to be executed and the expense thereof shall be paid to him by the owner or the amount may be deducted out of the rent from time to time becoming due from him to such owner and such occupier may, in the absence of any special agreement to the contrary, retain possession until such expense has been fully reimbursed to him.

114 Expenses and costs payable by owners   cite [+]

(1) Any sums payable by or recoverable from the owner in respect of expenses or costs incurred by the local authority in the execution of any work shall, subject and without prejudice to the rights of the State, be a first charge on the premises in respect of which such expenses or costs have been incurred.

(2) In addition to any other remedies conferred by this Act any such sum may be recovered by the same means and in like manner as an arrear of rates.

(3) The charge shall attach and the powers and remedies shall become exercisable as from the date of completion of the work and thereafter such powers and remedies may be exercised against the premises or against any movable property or crops for the time being found thereon, notwithstanding any change in the ownership or occupation of the premises subsequent to the said date.

115 Recovery of expenses or costs from persons in default   cite [+]

Where the local authority has incurred expenses or costs in the execution of any work, it may recover such expenses or costs from the person in default and if such person is not the owner of the premises from the owner thereof in the manner provided under section 114.

116 Recovery of charges for local authority services   cite [+]

(1) All moneys due to a local authority for local authority services shall be recoverable by the local authority jointly and severally from the owner and occupier of the premises in respect of which the services were rendered:

Provided that-

(a) the owner shall, in the absence of any agreement to the contrary, be entitled to recover from the occupier of the said premises any such charges paid by him in respect of the occupation by such occupier; and

(b) the occupier shall be entitled to deduct from any rent or other amount payable by him to the owner of the premises any portion of such charges paid by or recovered from him which the owner could not lawfully have required him to pay.


(2) A local authority may charge and recover interest on unpaid charges for services at a rate not exceeding one per centum per month or part of a month.


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