You are on page 1of 8

Degrees and Diplomas 1

LAWS OF MALAYSIA
REPRINT

Act 379

DEGREES AND DIPLOMAS


ACT 1962
Incorporating all amendments up to 1 January 2006

PUBLISHED BY
THE COMMISSIONER OF LAW REVISION, MALAYSIA
UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE REVISION OF LAWS ACT 1968
IN COLLABORATION WITH
PERCETAKAN NASIONAL MALAYSIA BHD
2006
2

DEGREES AND DIPLOMAS ACT 1962

First enacted … ... ... ... … … … 1962 (Act No. 25 of


1962)

Revised … … … … … … … 1989 (Act 379 w.e.f.


21 September 1989)

PREVIOUS REPRINT

First Reprint ... ... ... ... ... 2001


3
LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 379

DEGREES AND DIPLOMAS ACT 1962

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1. Short title
2. Corresponding degrees and diplomas
4 Laws of Malaysia ACT 379
Degrees and Diplomas 5
LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 379

DEGREES AND DIPLOMAS ACT 1962

An Act to make degrees or diplomas of the University of Malaya


or the University of Singapore equivalent, for the purposes of
existing written law, to the corresponding degrees or diplomas of
the former University of Malaya.

[1 January 1962]

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 Degrees and Diplomas Act 1962.

Corresponding degrees and diplomas

2. (1) Where the possession of any degree or diploma of the


former University of Malaya confers any qualification or right
under any written law passed or made before the year 1962, the
like qualification or right under that law shall be conferred by
possession of the corresponding degree or diploma of the present
University of Malaya or of the University of Singapore.

(2) In this Act “the former University of Malaya” means the


University established and incorporated under the University of
Malaya Ordinance 1949 [Ord. 17 of 1949], and the “present University
of Malaya” means the University of Malaya established and
incorporated under the University of Malaya Act 1961 [Act 44 of
1961].
6 Laws of Malaysia ACT 379

LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 379

DEGREES AND DIPLOMAS ACT 1962

LIST OF AMENDMENTS

Amending law Short title In force from

– NIL –
Degrees and Diplomas 7
LAWS OF MALAYSIA

Act 379

DEGREES AND DIPLOMAS ACT 1962

LIST OF SECTIONS AMENDED

Section Amending authority In force from

– NIL –

DICETAK OLEH
PERCETAKAN NASIONAL MALAYSIA BERHAD,
KUALA LUMPUR
BAGI PIHAK DAN DENGAN PERINTAH KERAJAAN MALAYSIA