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'Klik Dengan Bijak' is the programme designed to inculcate the culture of positive use of the Internet that is based on the 

 



principles of the Rukun Negara amongst Malaysian users.

The logo or tagline used serves as a reminder to users to be careful and to think before they access and use the Internet.


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Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 [Act 588]

Incorporating latest amendment - Act A1220/2004

Date of Royal Assent23rd September 1998
Date of publication in the Gazette15th October 1998
Date of coming into operation1st April 1999 : except for sections 157, 159, 160, 161,162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 176, 178, 197 and 198 [P.U.(B) 128/99]; 1st April 2000 : sections 157, 159, 160, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 176 and 178 [P.U.(B) 106/2000]; 1st March 2002 : sections 197 and 198 [P.U.(B) 66/2002]
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Long Title & Preamble

An Act to provide for and to regulate the converging communications and multimedia industries, and for incidental matters.
 
 
[1st April 1999 : except for sections 157, 159, 160, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 176, 178, 197 and 198 [P.U. (B) 128/99]; 1st April 2000 : sections 157, 159, 160, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 176 and 178 [P.U. (B) 106/2000]; 1st March 2002 : sections 197 and 198 [P.U. (B) 66/2002]]
 
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

PART II - MINISTERIAL POWERS AND PROCEDURES

PART III - APPEAL TRIBUNAL

PART IV - LICENCES

PART V - POWERS AND PROCEDURES OF THE MALAYSIAN COMMUNICATIONS AND MULTIMEDIA COMMISSION

Chapter 1 - Directions
Chapter 2 - Determination
Chapter 3 - Inquiry
Chapter 4 - Investigation For Purposes Of Administration, Inquiry, Etc.
Chapter 5 - Information-gathering Powers
Chapter 6 - Register
Chapter 7 - Notification And Resolution Of Disputes
Chapter 8 - Registration Of Agreements
Chapter 9 - Voluntary Industry Codes
Chapter 10 - Mandatory Standards
Chapter 11 - Undertakings
Chapter 12 - Regulatory Forbearance
Chapter 13 - Review Of Decisions
Chapter 14 - Regulatory Review
Chapter 15 - Monitoring And Reporting

PART VI - ECONOMIC REGULATION

Chapter 1 - Licensing
Chapter 2 - General Competition Practices
Chapter 3 - Access To Services

PART VII - TECHNICAL REGULATION

Chapter 1 - Spectrum Assignment
Chapter 2 - Numbering And Electronic Addressing
Chapter 3 - Technical Standards

PART VIII - CONSUMER PROTECTION

PART IX - SOCIAL REGULATION

PART X - GENERAL

Chapter 1 - Installation Of Network Facilities, Access To Network Facilities, Etc.
Chapter 2 - Additional Offences And Penalties
Chapter 3 - Powers Of Entry, Investigation Into Offences And Prosecution
Chapter 4 - National Interest Matters
Chapter 5 - Miscellaneous

PART XI - TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

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It is the quality of the human capital that will determine if we can meet our aspirations of achieving a high value, and high income, economy by 2020. As we progress towards becoming a developed nation, we must do our part to equip fellow Malaysians with the skills and knowledge to succeed as a productive member of the knowledge-led economy.

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Malaysians are now more exposed to the various media platforms than in previous years. As the authority and custodian of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, Postal Services Act 2001 and Digital Signature Act 1997, the Commission’s functions and responsibilities are becoming increasingly more apparent and significant.


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