Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Pesuruhjaya Sumpah dan Stamp Act 1949

STAMP ACT 1949
As at 1 March 2012
LAWS OF MALAYSIA


Collector may administer oaths

77. The Collector is authorized to administer all affirmations and 
oaths which may be necessary for the purposes of this Act. 

FIRSTSCHEDULE
[Section 4] 
INSTRUMENTS CHARGEABLE WITH STAMP DUTY 

Item Description of Instrument Proper Stamp Duty 

1 (Deleted by Act 274).
2 AFFIDAVIT, STATUTORY DECLARATION
OR DECLARATION IN WRITING on oath or
affirmation, made before a person authorized by
law to administer an oath
RM10.00

Exemptions 

Affidavit or Declaration in writing made

 (i) for the immediate purpose of being filed
or used in any court or before any Judge
or officer of any court;

(ii) for the sole purpose of enabling any
person to receive any pension or
charitable allowance;

(iii) by a surety for an officer of the
Government with regard to the surety’s
means;

(iv) by any person on acceptance of an
appointment in the service of the
Government;

(v) under section 8 of the †
Post Office Act
1947;

(vi) for renewal of Bills of Sale;

(vii) by a public officer that he or she has
attained the appropriate age entitling such
officer to a pension;

(viii) for the Collector under section 57 of this
Act; or

(v) under section 8 of the †
Post Office Act
1947;

(ix) pursuant to any statute requirement or in
accordance with the directions of any
Government or Agency.

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