The Malaysian Government has issued the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Measures within the Infected Local Areas) Regulations 2020 (Regulation) which will have effect for the period from 18 March 2020 to 31 March 2020 (Control Period).

Several Governmental Ministries have also issued guidelines and provided clarification on the impact of the Restriction of Movement Order (Order), namely the:

(a) Prime Minister's Department (National Security Council) (PMD) on matters relating to continued operation of businesses providing Essential Services and certain pre-approved non-Essential Services;

(b) Malaysian Immigration Department (MID) on matters relating to border control;

(c) Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA) on matters relating to the retail sector;

(d) Ministry of Transportation (MOT) on matters relating to transport services;

(e) Ministry of Works (MOW) on matters pertaining to construction; and

(f) Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) on matters relating to the operation of higher education institutions,

((a) - (f) and the Regulation, collectively referred to as the Additional Guidelines).

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