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Perumahan Rakyat 1Malaysia Act 2012 [Act 739]

Part I   cite [+]

PRELIMINARY

1 Short title and commencement   cite [+]

(1) This Act may be cited as the Perumahan Rakyat 1Malaysia Act 2012.

(2) This Act comes into operation on a date to be appointed by the Minister by notification in the Gazette, and the Minister may appoint different dates-

(a) for the coming into operation of this Act in different parts of Malaysia;

(b) for the coming into operation of different provisions or Pars of this Act; and

(c) for the coming into operation of different provisions or Parts of this Act in different parts of Malaysia.

2 Interpretation   cite [+]

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-

"prescribed" means-

(a) prescribed by the Minister by regulations; or

(b) prescribed by the Corporation by rules,


as the case may be;

"Government Entity" includes-

(a) the Federal Government, the relevant State Government or local government; and

(b) the relevant ministry, department, office, agency, corporation, commission, committee, board, council or other body, corporate or unincorporate, of the Federal Government, or of any State Government or local government, whether established under written law or otherwise;


"committee" means any committee established by the Corporation under section 14;

"Approvals and Implementation Committee" means the committee established under section 37;

"housing accommodation" includes any building, tenement or messuage which is wholly or principally constructed, adapted or intended for human habitation or partly for human habitation and partly for business premises and such other type of accommodation as may be prescribed by the Minister responsible for housing and local government, from time to time, to be a housing accommodation pursuant to section 3A of the Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act 1966 [Act 118];

"Perumahan Rakyat 1Malaysia homes" or "PR1MA homes" means the housing accommodation constructed in accordance with the quality, requirement, specification and standard prescribed under this Act;

"Approvals" means licences, permits, registrations and other approvals including those related to land, tax, customs and excise duties and other fiscal incentives, required for or in connection with the investment in PR1MA development and PR1MA complexes;

"utilities" has the meaning assigned to it in the Town and Country Planning Act 1976 [Act 172];

"construction works" has the meaning assigned to it in the Lembaga Pembangunan Industri Pembinaan Malaysia Act 1994 [Act 520];

"amenities" has the meaning assigned to it in the Town and Country Planning Act 1976;

"Chief Minister" means-

(a) the Chief Minister of Penang;

(b) the Chief Minister of Malacca;

(c) the Chief Minister of Sabah; or

(d) the Chief Minister of Sarawak,


as the case may be;

"Chief Executive Officer" means the Chief Executive Officer appointed under subsection 24(1), and includes the employee of the Corporation appointed under section 25 to act as the Chief Executive Officer;

"Perumahan Rakyat 1Malaysia complexes" or "PR1MA complexes" means PR1MA homes including the amenities, utilities and other infrastructure within the area of the PR1MA homes;

"Eligible Persons' Assistance Fund" means the fund established under section 42;

"Perumahan Rakyat 1Malaysia Corporation Fund" or "PR1MA Corporation Malaysia Fund" means the fund established under section 40;

"Council" means the PR1MA Advisory Council established under section 30;

"Minister" means the Minister responsible for PR1MA development and PR1MA complexes;

"Menteri Besar" means-

(a) the Menteri Besar of Perlis;

(b) the Menteri Besar of Johor;

(c) the Menteri Besar of Kedah;

(d) the Menteri Besar of Perak;

(e) the Menteri Besar of Selangor;

(f) the Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan;

(g) the Menteri Besar of Pahang;

(h) the Menteri Besar of Terengganu; or

(i) the Menteri Besar of Kelantan,


as the case may be;

"eligible person" means any person who meets the criteria prescribed by the Corporation under section 32;

"Perumahan Rakyat 1Malaysia development" or "PR1MA development" means the development or construction or the proposed development or construction of PR1MA complexes in any manner whatsoever;

"tenant" means an eligible person who has entered into a tenancy arrangement in relation to PR1MA homes either with the Corporation or any other person approved by the Corporation;

"Corporation" means the PR1MA Corporation Malaysia established under section 3.


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