Chemists Act 1975

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Heusar-1 laws of MALAYSIA Act 158 REPRINTING CHEMISTS ACT 1975 Contains all amendments to 1 January 2006 PUBLISHED by the COMMISSIONER of law revision, UNDER the AUTHORITY of law REVISION ACT 1968 in COLLABORATION with PERCETAKAN NASIONAL MALAYSIA BHD 2006 laws of Malaysia ACT 1582 CHEMISTS ACT 1975 Royal Assent Date............... May 15, 1975, the date of publication in the Gazette......... 22 May 1975 REPRINT BEFORE Reprinting the first............ 1998 Second Reprinting............ 2001 Chemist 3 laws of MALAYSIA Act 158 CHEMISTS ACT 1975 ARRANGEMENT of SECTIONS part I preliminary section 1. Short title, application and commencement 2. Interpretation Part II INSTITUTE 3. The Institute and its powers 4. Membership of the Institute 5. The Institute's Office 6. The Institute's Fund 7. The Institute functions 8. The Institute's methods PART III COUNCIL 9. Formation of the Council 10. The authority of the General Council 11. Certain powers of the Council 11A. Members of the Council, Committees, etc., must be citizens 12. The first Council to make rules 13. The directions of the Minister laws of Malaysia ACT 1584 PART IV MEMBERSHIP of the INSTITUTE of section 14. Registrar and Secretary 15. Express members 16. Membership Of The Institute Of 17. Grade of membership 18. Rights 19. Prohibitions Part V GENERAL 20. Appointment of the investigation Committee and the Disciplinary Committee 21. The function of the investigation Committee and the Disciplinary Committee 22. Appeal against the decision of the Disciplinary Committee 23. Production as a member of the registered chemicals and restrictions in relation to chemical analysts 23A. The truth in relation to chemical analysts 24. Saving of 25. Fraudulent practice 26. Offences by a firm of 27. Appointment and powers of the examiner is 28. Earn money by the Council 29. Keberhentian associations and pemindahmilikan property, rights and liabilities of the FIRST SCHEDULE SECOND SCHEDULE Chemist 5 laws of MALAYSIA Act 158 CHEMISTS ACT 1975 an act for incorporating the Malaysian Institute of chemistry and to provide for matters related to it and other incidental matters.
[1 November 1977, P.U. (B) 627/1977; with the exception of subsection 23 (2): October 1, 1978, P.U. (B) 516/1978]
BE IT enacted by the Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong with the advice and consent of the Dewan Negara and Dewan Rakyat in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows: part I preliminary short title, application and commencement 1. (1) this Act may be cited as the Chemists Act 1975.
(2) this Act shall apply to the whole of Malaysia and, except as provided in subsection (3), shall come into force on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette.
(3) Subsection 23 (2) shall come into operation on a date to be determined by the Minister by notification in the Gazette, that is, a date not earlier than four calendar months after the date specified under subsection (2).
Laws of Malaysia ACT 1586 interpretation 2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires — "registered pharmacist" has the meaning given to it in the registration of pharmacists Act 1951 [Act 371];
"Member" or "members of the Institute" or "registered chemist" means a person who is currently registered under this act as a member of the Institute;
"register" means the register of members maintained under section 15;
"Institute" means the Institute of chemistry, established under section 3;
"Committee" means any Committee appointed under this Act;
"rules" and "by-law" means the rules and by-laws made under this Act;
"Council" means the Council of the Institute; "Registrar" means the Registrar of the Institute set out by subsection 14 (1); "Organisation" means a body known as the Malaysian Institute of chemistry who is registered as a body on 13 October 1967 [P.W. 4647 1967] under the Societies Act 1966 [Act 335];
"Secretary" means the Secretary of the Council appointed under subsection 14 (2);
"due date" means the date determined under subsection 1 (2) for the commencement of this Act.
PART II of the INSTITUTE the Institute and the currency of 3. (1) a body corporate called "Malaysian Institute of chemistry" shall be established which is perpetual and have a common seal and which may, subject to this Act, sue and be sued in the name of him, Chemist 7 enter into contracts, acquire, purchase, take, hold and enjoy movable and immovable property or any right thereon, and transferring rights, assign, surrender, charge, charge the promise , assign the title, dispose of, transfer or otherwise make any arrangements about it.
(2) without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the Institute can do all things reasonably necessary for the purposes of the Institute and in particular may, subject to subsection (3) — (a) the purchase or lease of any land is required for the purposes of the Institute;
(b) take and subscribe for or otherwise acquire shares and shares in any company, if membership of the company necessary or beneficial to the Institute for the purpose of acquiring and holding any leasing or renting land from the company required for the purposes of the Institute;
(c) except in the case of lease from month to month, sell, deliver, lease, change or charge the mortgagor any land or building is situated right on it, in such a way that it deems most appropriate or beneficial;
(d) borrow money either by way of a bank overdraft or otherwise for any purpose the Institute deems necessary from time to time by the Council;
(e) guarantee any contracts with any company from whom the Institute is no holding or proposing to hold a lease or tenancy in accordance with paragraph (b) and any other contract to which the Institute may have a financial interest and to him it can be a party that is valid under this section; and (f) accept grants, donations and grant bequests from individuals, companies, foundations or other sources.
(3) the exercise of power under paragraph (2) (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall, with the approval of the Minister.
Laws of Malaysia ACT 1588 Membership Institute 4. The Institute shall consist of people who are currently registered as members under this Act.
The Institute's Office 5. The Institute shall always have and maintain an Office, and the Office address and any change thereof shall be published by the Registrar in the Gazette.
6 Institute Fund. The Institute shall establish and administer a fund that it should be paid and of which shall be paid all moneys received and all expenditure incurred by the Institute in the exercise of its functions under this Act.
The Institute Functions 7. The Institute's functions shall be — (a) determine the approval for the person admitted as a Member;
(b) training, education and examination by the Institute or any other body, for those who intend to be members and for members practicing or intend to practice the profession of chemistry in Malaysia;
(c) regulating the practice, by members of the chemical, the profession in Malaysia;
(d) advancing the interests of chemical profession in Malaysia; and (e) provide any financial assistance or other assistance to members or their dependents as it thinks fit for the purpose you want to protect or promote the welfare of members.
Chemist 9 rules Institute 8. (1) subject to subsection (2), the Institute can in any general meeting make any rules as are necessary or expedient to give effect to the provisions of this Act and for mentadbirkannya perfectly and the methods that can provide for any of the following matters: (a) the regulations on the adoption, by the Member, are chemical profession in Malaysia;
(b) receipt of the check-in personnel, costs payable upon the receipt entry and ways for which membership can be halted;
(c) the eligibility of the person admitted as a Member;
(d) training, education or examination of person admitted as a member of and costs payable therefor;
(e) practical experience required for admission as a member and power for the Council or any Committee to approve the place of employment for which the practical experience may be obtained;
(f) classification of members from time to time; (g) selection, appointment, resignation and dismissal of members of the Council; (h) selection, appointment, resignation, and dismissal of the President and Vice President and the Secretary of the Council;
(i) convene meetings of the Council and members; (j) how to vote at any meeting of the Council or meeting of members; (k) procedures for the investigation Committee and the Disciplinary Committee and procedures relating to any complaint to any of the Committee;
(l) the publication in the Gazette, the press and others about the proceedings and the decision of the Disciplinary Committee;
(m) the use and custody of the seal of the Institute; (n) the custody, investment and fund expenses and property Institute;
Laws of Malaysia ACT 15810 (o) regulations and the administration of the Institute in all matters within its jurisdiction; and (d) such other matters as are required to be prescribed under this Act.
(2) all rules made under subsection (1) shall be subject to the approval of the Minister and, if approved by the Minister, shall be published in the Gazette.
PART III Of The COUNCIL Of The Establishment Of The Council

9. (1) For the purposes of this Act, a Council for the Institute shall be established consisting of the Director General and, subject to subsection (2), the thirteen members of the Institute elected by members of the Institute.
(2) a member of the elected Council should at all times including no less than three Fellows and not more than three persons Licentiates.
(3) the President and Vice President of the Institute shall be elected by the Council from among its members and in the event of an unexpected vacancy in the post of President or Vice President, the Council shall elect the next in its meeting or as soon as can then from it one of its members to fill the vacancy.
(4) the first schedule shall apply to the Council.
The authority of the General Council 10. (1) the Institute and group the money shall be managed by the Council and all the powers, acts or things which may be exercised or done by the Institute that is not directed or required by this Act expressly so that carried out or done by the Institute in general meeting may be exercised or done by the Council subject to this Act or the rules or any resolution passed from time to time by the Institute in general meeting.
Chemist 11 (2) no resolution of the Institute can cancel the exercise of any power or the doing of any act or thing by the Council previously, the valid if a resolution is not approved.
Certain powers of the Council of 11. Without prejudice to section 10 and is subject to the rules, the Tribunal may — (a) make by-laws to provide on all matters which are not expressly reserved for the Institute in general meeting, whether the item is specified between the currency or not, and make by-laws for urging members so that the practice of the profession of chemistry, properly, to prevent the practice illegal and heinous in the profession among the members and for the promotion of the interests of the profession;
(b) appoint officers, clerks, agents and servants for permanent, temporary or special, as he thinks fit and specifies the obligations and terms and conditions of their service;
(c) take note of anything that touches the Institute or the conduct of its members in terms of the profession and bring in any general meeting of the Institute of any matter which it considers material for the Institute or in the interest of the profession and make such recommendations and take such action as it thinks fit related to it;
(d) in relation to such other bodies and with members of the profession elsewhere for the purpose of obtaining and providing information on all matters that may prove to be beneficial or impress members and make negotiations and enter into arrangements with the bodies for mutual recognition of standards of members of the Institute;
(e) to establish a branch of the Institute he deems fit; (f) delegate any power, privilege and discretion, with the exception of its power, to any branch of the Institute on such conditions and for such period as he may deem fit;
Laws of Malaysia ACT 15812 (g) appoint such committees of the Institute for any purpose and by any authority he may;
(h) exercise all the powers, privileges and discretion that is not required to expressly and exclusively by this Act that carried out by members of the Institute in general meeting; and (i) use the seal of the Institute.
Members of the Council, Committees, etc., must be citizens of 11A. No person shall be a member of the Council, or any Committee, to Institute or of a Committee for any branch of the Institute unless he is a Malaysian.
The first Council to make rules 12. (1) Notwithstanding section 8, and without prejudice to section 10 and 11, the Council first established it may make rules for the provision of all or any of the matters referred to in subsection 8 (1).
(2) all rules made under subsection (1) subject to the approval of the Minister and, if approved by the Minister, shall be published in the Gazette, and shall remain in force until amended or revoked by rules made under section 8.
The Directions Of The Minister's 13. The Minister may from time to time give the Council directive of a general consistent with the provisions of this Act and the Council shall give effect to such directions.
PART IV MEMBERSHIP of the INSTITUTE Registrar and Secretary 14. (1) the Director General shall be the Registrar of the Institute.
(2) the Council shall, with the approval of the Minister, appoint a Secretary to the Council from among the members of the Council.
(3) the Registrar may delegate any of its functions under this Act or the rules or by-laws to the Secretary. * NOTE — Section 11A is not yet in force – see A1032 Act.
Chemist 13 (4) in the exercise of its functions, the Secretary shall be subject to control, supervision and direction of the Registrar.
(5) the Council shall give to the Registrar and Secretary of facilities to enable them to carry out their functions.
Express members 15. (1) the Registrar shall maintain a register in which the members shall be members classified as Fellows, Associates and Licentiates.
(2) the Registrar shall hold the register for inspection at a reasonable time when paying the fee specified.
(3) the Registrar shall order published in the Gazette a copy of it at least once in every year.
Membership Of The Institute Of 16. (1) every person who has been a member of the Organization before the due date are eligible, when paying the fee prescribed, a member of the Institute in the same grade as held by him in the organization.
(2) without prejudice to subsection (1), and subject to subsection (3) and (4), every person shall be entitled, when paying the fee prescribed, admitted by the Council as a member of the Institute if he has conditions required by subsection 17 (2), (3) or (4).
(3) No person shall be admitted by the Council as a member of the Institute if he is under the age of twenty-one years or if in the opinion of the Council he is not a fit and proper to be admitted as a member.
(4) a body corporate is not eligible to become members of the Institute.
(5) any person who is dissatisfied with the decision of the Council under subsection (3) may appeal to the High Court.
Laws of Malaysia ACT 15814 (6) Procedure in respect of an appeal under subsection (5) basically the same as an appeal to the High Court against the decision of a subordinate court in civil matters.
(7) the Minister may from time to time, after consultation of the Institute, amend the second schedule by order published in the Gazette.
Grade of membership 17. (1) membership of the Institute is one of the three grades, namely Fellowship, Associateship and Licentiateship.
(2) before being admitted as a Fellow, a person must satisfy the Council that he or she — (a) a pass or an honours degree or any equivalent academic approval, in chemistry or in any special discipline associated with the chemistry of one of the examinations listed in the second schedule;
(b) practical experience in chemistry not less than ten years;
(c) have given a big contribution to chemistry; and (d) has attained the age of thirty-three years or age which is less than that as permitted by the Council in a special thing.
(3) before being admitted as an Associate, a person must satisfy the Council that he or she — (a) a pass or an honours degree or any equivalent academic approval, in chemistry or in any special discipline associated with the chemistry of one of the examinations listed in the second schedule;
(b) practical experience in chemistry not less than ten years for a pass degree or equivalent or not less than two years for an honours degree or equivalent; and (c) has attained the age of twenty-one years.
Chemist 15 (4) before being admitted as a Licentiate, a person must satisfy the Council that he or she — (a) a pass or an honours degree or any equivalent academic approval, in chemistry or in any special discipline associated with the chemistry of one of the examinations listed in the second schedule;
(b) practical experience in chemistry, not less than two years for a degree pass or equivalent or not less than one year of an honours degree or equivalent; and (c) has attained the age of twenty-one years.
The right 18. (1) a person who has registered as a Fellow for the Institute can, as long as he is registered as such, describes himself with the words "Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of chemistry" or any similar words in any other language and can use the initial letters of that word in front of its name.
(2) a person who has registered as an Associate for the Institute can, as long as he is registered as such, describing himself with the words "Associate of Institute of chemistry" or any similar words in any other language and can use the initial letters of that word in front of its name.

(3) a person who has been registered as a Licentiate of the Institute can be, as long as he is registered as such, describing himself with the words "Licentiate of the Malaysian Institute of chemistry" or any similar words in any other language and can use the initial letters of that word in front of its name.
The prohibition of 19. (1) without prejudice to any other provisions of this Act or the rules or by-laws, no Member may — (a) allow a person who is not a member of the practice in the name of the Member as a member of the registered chemicals;
Laws of Malaysia ACT 15816 (b) exercise with any manner of practice as a member of the registered chemicals other than — (i) in his own name;
(ii) the name of his partner who is a member of the registered chemicals; or (iii) the name of an existing firm date fixed or firm established then the same, which is partner in Malaysia are eligible to be registered under this Act; or (c) advertise any other methods or by any other means as practice as a registered chemists.
(2) a member who contravenes any provision of subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a fine of five hundred dollars.
Part V GENERAL appointment of the investigation Committee and the Disciplinary Committee 20. At the first meeting of the Council held after the first general meeting, and after each annual general meeting of the Institute, the Council shall appoint the Committee of the following: (a) an investigation committee comprising three members of the Council, two of whom shall constitute a quorum; and (b) a Disciplinary Committee consisting of five members of the Council, who is not a member of the investigation Committee, three of whom shall constitute a quorum.
Chemist 17 functions of the investigation Committee and the Disciplinary Committee 21. (1) the investigation Committee shall investigate any complaint made against a member in the manner prescribed in the rules and, if it considers that the complaint is reasonable, shall refer the complaint to the Disciplinary Committee.
(2) the Disciplinary Committee shall, if it thinks fit, exercise in respect of the Member any disciplinary powers granted to it by the rules.
Appeal against the decision of the Disciplinary Committee 22. (1) any Member aggrieved by any decision of the Disciplinary Committee may appeal to the High Court within twenty-one days after the decision is communicated to him.
(2) the procedure of determining an appeal under subsection (1) must be essentially the same as an appeal to the High Court against the decision of a subordinate court in civil matters.
Production as a member of the registered chemicals and restrictions in relation to chemical analysts 23. (1) No person who is not registered under this Act shall be — (a) practice or submitting himself as a chemist registered or as someone from any other similar description;
(b) advertise any other methods or by any other means as practice as a registered chemist; or (c) adopt, use or show the term "chemist registered" or any similar words in any other language or any other term of similar description in the circumstances shown or may cause people understand that he is a member of the registered chemicals.
Laws of Malaysia ACT 15818 (2) No person shall provide or hold on such capabilities collectively, or certifies or declares in writing, the results of any chemical analysts for the purposes of determining the content or specification of a particular article or issue that is consumed or used, or proposed for consumption or use, by the public or any of that class, unless — (a) he is a member of the registered chemicals;
(b) he/she is a registered pharmacist and chemical analysts whose decision given or held, or certified or diisytiharkannya in writing that is for the purpose of determining the content or specification of a food, article or medical or pharmaceutical products including makeup and toiletries, or any division or its components;
(ba) he is a permitted under section 23A for the purposes of this subsection and to hold, or certify or declare in writing the results of chemical analysts for the purposes of and in the course of his employment; or (c) he is an employee who works under the supervision of one chemist registered or registered pharmacist or a person authorized under section 23A and give or hold, or certify or declare in writing the results of chemical analysts for the purposes of and in the course of his employment and, in the case of an employee who is working under the supervision of a registered pharmacist, chemical analysts was for the purpose of ascertaining the content or specification of a food , article or medical or pharmaceutical products including makeup and toiletries, or any division or its components.
(3) any person who contravenes any of subsections (1) and (2) is guilty of an offence and shall, for the first offence, to a fine of one thousand dollars or to imprisonment for one year and, for subsequent offences, a fine of two thousand dollars or to imprisonment for two years.
Chemist 19 Truth in connection with chemical analysts 23A. (1) the Council may allow a person for the purpose of subsection 23 (2) if he is seeking Council authorization within three calendar months from the date specified and the satisfaction of the Council — (a) that, before the date fixed, he — (i) a pass or an honours degree or any equivalent academic approval, in chemistry or in any special discipline associated with the chemistry of any examination of any institution of higher education in any State examinations, other than those listed in the second schedule; or (ii) have an approval or a form of formal recognition granted by the Government or a body corporate established by federal law, that an approval or recognition that generally has been accepted as entitling the recipient to do chemical analysts;
(b) that, before the date fixed, she has been employed by an employer in a job that involves him running chemical analysts; and (c) that, at the date of the Council make a decision on his application — (i) he is still working with the same employer in a job that involves him running chemical analysts; or (ii) he worked with an employer in other person employers to which he has applied for to work before a specified date, in a job that involves him running chemical analysts.
(2) in giving the truth under subsection (1), the Council may impose such restrictions or conditions as it thinks fit by the Council and the Council may at any time later impose restrictions or additional conditions or eliminating such restrictions or conditions has been charged.
Laws of Malaysia ACT 15820 (3) a person who fails to comply with any restrictions or conditions imposed under subsection (2) in respect of the authorization granted to him under subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a fine of a thousand dollars.
(4) the Council may cancel the permission given to a person under subsection (1) if the Council is satisfied, after giving an opportunity for the person to be heard, that the person fails to comply with a restriction or condition imposed under subsection (2) with respect to the truth, though no prosecution arising from kemungkirannya has been brought under subsection (3) and, if any prosecution has been brought , notwithstanding the decision of the prosecution.
(5) any person aggrieved by — (a) the refusal of the Council give him permission under subsection (1);
(b) a restriction or condition imposed under subsection (2) in respect of the authorization granted to him; or (c) the cancellation by the Council under subsection (4) of the permission given to him, may, within fourteen days after notified about the decision of the Council or within a longer period as permitted by the Minister, appeal to the Minister.
(6) in an appeal under subsection (5), the Minister may make any decision it deems fit and in accordance with this Act; and the final decision of the Minister, shall not be questioned in any court, and shall be complied with by the Council.
(7) the cancellation of an authorization under subsection (1) shall not be effective until the appeal period provided by subsection (5) has expired or, if an appeal has been made within that period, until the cancellation is confirmed by the Minister on appeal.
Chemist 21 (8) unless cancelled in full in advance under subsection (4) and (7), the permission given to a person under subsection (1) shall cease to be of effect when the person is no longer working with people who have picked it up work at the permission given to it.
Exclusion of

24. (1) There are nothing in subsection 23 (1) shall affect the right of a person or a body corporate to take or use any name, title, addition or description of a person or body corporate is entitled to take or use under registration of pharmacists Act 1951.
(2) Notwithstanding any registration of pharmacists Act 1951, a member can take or use a name or title "chemist" or any similar words in any other language with respect to the sale of retail goods.
Fraudulent practices 25. A person who — (a) obtain or attempt to obtain registration or a certificate of membership under this Act with disedarinya make or produce or cause to be made or presented a declaration, certificate, application or false statement or fraud, whether in writing or otherwise;
(b) knowingly makes or causes to be made any falsification in the register;
(c) falsify, alter or melancung a certificate of membership issued under this Act;
(d) use of a certificate of membership under this Act which has been falsified, altered or trained to perceive it as having been falsified, altered or trained; or laws of Malaysia ACT 15822 (e) posing as a member of the Institute, or buy, sell or fraudulently obtain a certificate of membership issued under this Act, is guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a fine of one thousand dollars or to imprisonment for one year.
Offences by a firm of 26. If a firm commits an act that, if committed by a natural person, would be an offence under any provision of this Act, every Member of the firm shall be deemed to have committed the offence unless the Member proves that he did not know about the offence.
Appointment and powers of Inspector 27. (1) the Minister may appoint registered chemist in the public service may deem necessary to be Inspectors for the purposes of this Act.
(2) where an Inspector there is reasonable cause to believe that an offence under this Act has been or is being committed in any premises or relating to a business conducted in any premises, he may, at any reasonable time, enter, search and examine the premises and may examine, move and hold any books, documents or other articles found in it that , in its opinion, may give evidence as to the Commission of the offence.
(3) any person who prevents or menggalang a person the Inspector in the exercise of its powers under subsection (2) is guilty of an offence and shall be liable to a fine of one thousand dollars or to imprisonment for one year.
Earn money by 28. Any money payable to the Institute under this Act or rules can be obtained by the Council as a debt due to the Council in any court having competent jurisdiction.
Chemist 23 Keberhentian associations and pemindahmilikan property, rights and liabilities of 29. (1) on and from the date specified, the body shall be deemed to have ceased from exists.
(2) all property, movable or immovable, which immediately before the date specified that, has been placed right on or has been held by or for the Establishments shall, on the appointed date, and without any conveyancing, assignment or pemindahmilikan, vested or moved to the Institute in the circumstances and in accordance with the conditions and purposes as the property was vested or held before only as of the date specified; and all rights and liabilities which, immediately before the specified date of the rights and liabilities of the Organization shall, on the appointed date, be the rights and liabilities of the Institute.
The FIRST SCHEDULE [Subsection 9 (4)] ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS RELATING to COUNCIL Chairman 1. (1) the President of the Institute shall be the Chairman of the Council and shall preside at all meetings of the Council of which he is present.
(2) if the President is absent, the Vice President shall preside at the meeting and if the President and Vice President is not present, the Council shall elect one of its members to preside at the meeting.
The first Council and the next 2. (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 9, the first Council, in addition to the Director General, shall be in a general meeting convened for this purpose, selected by and from the person who, immediately before the specified date, is a member of the organization.
Laws of Malaysia ACT 15824 (2) At each annual general meeting of the Institute the next four vacancy in the membership of the Council, other than membership of the Director General, shall be established with post-employment four members on a voluntary basis or, if not so, through selection of confidential, and vacancy created shall be filled through the new options.
(3) members of Council who retires under subparagraph (2) shall be eligible for re-election if they are not disqualified from holding office in the Council as any of the reason in subsubperenggan 3 (b) to 3 (g).
When Council Member shall vacate Office 3. A member of the Council, other than the Director General, shall vacate his Office if — (a) he resigned his post;
(b) he was not attending three consecutive meetings of the Council without prior permission in writing from the Chairman of the Council;
(c) he becomes bankrupt or not fortunate or he made a composition with any creditor or take advantage or try to take advantage of the provisions of any written law to melikuidasikan assets or Affairs;
(d) he becomes of unsound mind;
(e) the price was outstanding for six months;
(f) he is no longer eligible to hold office; or (g) he is convicted of an offence involving fraud, dishonesty or moral turpitude or of an offence punishable with imprisonment, whether in absolute or in addition to or in lieu of a fine, for a term of two years or more.
Unexpected vacancy 4. Any unexpected vacancy arising from membership of the Council may be filled by a member of the Institute elected by the President and members shall hold office until the next annual general meeting.
5 Council Meeting. (1) the Council shall meet at least once in every quarter of each year at such time and place as may be determined by him.
(2) Seven members present at a meeting of the Council shall constitute a quorum.
Chemist 25 (3) a decision more voice Councilman present and voting at a meeting of the Council shall be deemed to be a decision of the Council.
(4) the Chairman or member who chaired a meeting of the Council shall have an original vote and casting.
(5) subject to the rules, the Tribunal may make regulations regarding its own procedure.
Members of the Council are not paid remuneration 6. There are no such remuneration payable to a member as holding the Office.
Financial year 7. The financial year of the Institute shall end on 31st December.
General Meeting 8. (1) subject to subparagraph (2), the Institute's general meeting may be called as often as deemed necessary by the Council, but the Council shall call an annual general meeting to be held in Malaysia within three months after the end of the financial year.
(2) the Council shall hold a general meeting of the Institute within six weeks after receipt of a written request to do so, stating the purpose of the meeting and signed by not less than twenty-five members of the Institute.
(3) the procedure at general meetings and for the delivery of the notice shall be in accordance with the rules.
SECOND SCHEDULE [section 17] QUALIFYING EXAMINATION 1. Final examination Institute.
2. any examination in elsewhere or part thereof that is recognized by the Government, in consultation with the Institute, as equal to or higher than the final examination Institute.
Laws of Malaysia ACT 15826 laws of MALAYSIA Act 158 CHEMISTS ACT 1975 LIST AMENDMENT law short title force of the Act amending the Act 160 Malaysian currency (Ringgit) 29-08-1975 1975 Act A415 Act Chemists (Amendment) Act 1977 30-09-1977 Act A1032 Act Chemists (Amendment) Order 1998 is not yet in force Chemist 27 laws of MALAYSIA Act 158 CHEMISTS ACT 1975 the SECTION LIST amendment of section Power amend with effect from 1 Act A415 30-09-1977 2 Act A415 30-09-1977 11A A1032 Act Not yet in force 16 Act A415 30-09-1977 17 Act A415 30-09-1977 23 of the A415 30-09-1977 23A A415 Act 30-09-1977 the second Table Act A415 30-09-1977