Extra-Territorial Offences Act 1976

Original Language Title: Extra-territorial Offences Act 1976

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WM laws of MALAYSIA Act REPRINTING 163 ACT offences ABROAD 1976 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 2 laws of Malaysia ACT 163 ACT offences ABROAD 1976 Royal Assent Date............ 6 March 1976, the date of publication in the Gazette......... 11 March 1976 REPRINT BEFORE Reprinting the first............ 1998 Second Reprinting............ 2001 offences abroad 3 laws of MALAYSIA Act 163 ACT offences ABROAD 1976 ARRANGEMENT of SECTIONS section 1. Short title 2. Effects outside the State for the offence committed outside Malaysia table 4 laws of Malaysia ACT 163 offences abroad 5 laws of MALAYSIA Act 163 ACT offences ABROAD 1976 an act to deal with certain offences under the written law committed in any place outside Malaysia and at sea in any ship or in any ship registered in Malaysia air or otherwise as if it was committed in Malaysia.
[May 1, 1976, P.U. (B) 244/1976]
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: short title 1. This Act may be cited as the Act offences abroad 1976.
Effects outside the State for the offence committed outside Malaysia 2. (1) (a) any acts contrary to the provisions of any written law stated in the schedule, which provisions relating to creating, and punishment for, the offence; or (b) any offence under any other written law that perlakuannya certified by the Attorney General as touching 6 Federal safety laws of Malaysia ACT 163 may, if the Act or offence, as the case may be, done — (i) in the sea in any ship or in any air ships registered in Malaysia;
(ii) by a citizen or a permanent resident at the sea in any ship or in any of the air vessels;
(iii) by a citizen or a permanent resident in any place outside Malaysia, punishable as an offence under law related seem to act or it was committed in Malaysia.
(2) for the purposes of this Act, "permanent resident" has the meaning given by the courts of Judicature Act 1964 [Act 91].
(3) the Yang di-Pertuan Agong may by order amend or add to the table.
SCHEDULE a [Subsection 2(1)] No. Short title of the Act 88 the Official Secrets Act 1972 Act 15 Sedition Act 1948 offences abroad 7 laws of MALAYSIA Act 163 ACT offences ABROAD 1976 LIST of AMENDMENT law short title force amend from — NO — 8 laws of Malaysia ACT 163 the laws of MALAYSIA Act 163 ACT offences ABROAD 1976 LIST of the SECTION AMENDED Section Power amend with effect from — NO —