Job Seeker Handbook

Malaysian Labour Law : Regulation of Employment


7.2 The Individual Entitled To Pension Benefit

  • In Malaysia, officers on full-time employment in the public service under given condition are entitled to pension benefits.
  • Public service refers to :
    • the Judicial and Legal Service
    • the General Public Service of the Federal Government
    • the Police Force
    • the Railway Service
    • the Education Service
    • the Joint Public Services common to the Federal Government and of one or more of the states
    • the Public service of each state
    • the Parliamentary service
    • such other service as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong may determine to be public service for the purposes of the Pensions Act 1980
  • Officers in the public service
    • who have opted or who are deemed to have opted for any New Scheme
    • who are or were appointed under any New Scheme
    • who by virtue of their option are bound by any New Scheme
    and temporary officers in the public service who were appointed prior to the 1st January 1976 and who were not given the option to opt for the New Scheme which came into force from that date are entitled for pension benefits.
  • New Scheme is the revised salaries and terms and conditions of service of officers in the public service arising from the revision of salaries and terms and conditions of service of such officers made by the Federal Government with effect from the 1st January 1976 or from any other subsequent revision made by the Federal Government from time to time.

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Table of Contents

  1. Regulation of Employment (HTML)
    1. Hiring
    2. Firing
    3. Workmen's Compensation
    4. Sexual Harrassment
    5. Occupational Safety and Health Act
    6. Dispute
    7. Pension
    8. EPF
    9. SOCSO
  2. Statutory Holiday (PDF)
  3. Salary Act (PDF)