List of Acts relevant to the Gua Musang District Council

To facilitate the administration of the Gua Musang District Council, several laws were formulated and passed to help implement the council’s activities:-

 1. Local Government Act, 1976 (Act 171)
a)    Provide Public services which are efficient and effective :

  • Solid Waste Management
  • Cleaning up and Beautifying The Area
  • Maintenance of Drainage
  • Road Construction And Maintenance
  • Public Building Maintenance
  • Public Places Maintenance
  • Public Health Control And Protection
  • Cemetery Maintenance

b)    Manage and Control All Financial Allocation Received :

  • Assessment Tax
  • License Fee and Fines
  • Launching Grant
  • Yearly Grant Using Balancing Method
  • Development Project Grant
  • Road Maintenance Grant

c)    Development Project Implementation at Local Level:

  • Housing
  • Trade & Industry
  • Recreation Facilities
  • Town Infrastructure

2. Town And Rural Planning Act (Act 172)
a)   Assume the role as the Local Planning Authority For The Areas Under Its Administration.:

  • Arrange, control and plan development and reuse of land and building in its area.

3. Building, Road and Drainage Act, 1974 (Act 133)

  • To approve building Plans
  • To monitor in ensuring that the earthworks conducted complies with the stipulated requirements.
  • To ensure building constructions are according to the approved plan.
  • To ensure the building usage is as approved by the local authority
  • To monitor the use of flammable materials in the construction of the building.
  • To provide infrastructure for development.
  • To monitor buildings in dangerous areas.
  • Scheduled examination on finished buildings.
  • To issue the Building Certificate of Fitness for Occupation (CFO).

4. Road Transport Act 1987 - Order (Car Parking Places)
a)    The Road Transport Order was gazetted under Section 72 of the Road Transport Act 1987. This law took effect as of 1 January 1988. Among the offences under the provision of this law are as follows:

  • To allow or park vehicles in any car parking place without permission, provided with a receipt from the attendant as proof of payment.
  • Continue to allow or park vehicles in parking lots after the expiration period permitted in the official receipt issued by the MDGM attendant