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Human Rights Commission of Malaysia Act 1999 [Act 597]

Part I   cite [+]

PRELIMINARY

1 Short title and commencement   cite [+]

(1) This Act may be cited as the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia Act 1999.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on a date to be appointed by the Minister by notification published in the Gazette.

2 Interpretation   cite [+]

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-

"Government" means the Government of Malaysia;

"human rights" refers to fundamental liberties as enshrined in Part II of the Federal Constitution;

"Minister" means the Minister charged with the responsibility for human rights.


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