This article is intended to provide an outline of Malaysia's existing building and construction legislation.
The article is not intended to be a thorough discussion of all property development and building laws. Nonetheless, in light of the implementation of the Certificate of Completion and Compliance [CCC], it will give a specific review of the Uniform Building By-Laws, 1984 / Amendments 2007, which had undergone significant amendments, as well as touching on the main Act 133 - Street, Drainage & Building Act, 1974 / Act A1286 - Amendment 2007, which had undergone significant amendments.
1.1 PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT LAWS AND PROFESSIONALS
It is preferable to show the consequences of some of these Acts in a property development to comprehend the scope of the law's arm in the building and construction business. The following is a general overview of the various Acts' coverage in property development and building procedures:
2. TOWN PLANNERS
4. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERS
5. CIVIL & STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS
6. MECHANICAL & ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS
7. BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS