Agreement relating to Malaysia between United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Federation of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore/Annex E
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An Act to extend and adapt the Immigration Ordinance, 1959, for Malaysia, and to make additional provision with respect to entry into the States of Sabah and Sarawak.
BE IT ENACTED by the Duli Yang Maha Mulia Serf Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong with the advice and consent of the Dewan Negara and Dewan Ra'ayat in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows :
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- 1. This Act may be cited as the Immigration Act, 1963, and shall be and construed as one with the Immigration Ordinance, 1959.
- 2. Save as otherwise provided by this Act, this Act shall come into operation on Malaysia Day that is to say, the 31st day of August, 1963.
and adaptation of
and repeal of State
- 3. (1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Immigration Ordinance, 1959, shall extend throughout Malaysia (and references therein to the Federation shall be construed accordingly), and the following immigration laws of the States of Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore shall cease to have effect, that is to say,
- (a) in Sabah, the Immigration Ordinance, 1962 (No. 1 of 1962) ;
- (b) in Sarawak, the Immigration Ordinance (Cap. 15) ;
- (c) in Singapore, the Immigration Ordinance (Cap. 102).
- (2) In the Immigration Ordinance, 1959, there shall be made the amendments provided for by the Schedule.
- (3) Parts II and III of the Delegation of Powers Ordinance, 1956, so far as relevant for the purposes of the Immigration Ordinance, 1959, shall for those purposes extend to the States of Sabah, Sarawak and Singapore, whether or not so extended for any other purpose.
Page:Agreement relating to Malaysia (1963).djvu/178 1970 Nations Unies — Recueil des Traités 185 class of persons, or to do so only for a specified period or on specified terms and conditions ; or (b) restricting the making of endorsements on a Permit, Pass or Certificate or any description thereof ; or (c) requiring him to exercise any discretion vested in him to cancel any Permit, Pass or Certificate issued to a specified person, or to deem a specified person to be an undesirable immigrant, or to declare that a specified person's presence in the Borneo State is unlawful, or to order a specified person's removal from the State. (2) Where the Controller takes any action in obedience or purported obedience to any directions given under sub-section (1), and there is an appeal to the Minister against that action, the Minister shall not allow the appeal without the concurrence of the State authority. (3) An order under section 55 (exemptions) of the Immigration Ordinance, 1959 shall not have effect for the purposes of the Ordinance as a special law for a Borneo State, except in so far as its provisions are by the same or a subsequent order applied to those purposes with the concurrence of the State authority. Restriction entry into Borneo State. 6. (1) Subject to subsection (2) and to sections 7 and 8, a citizen of the Federation sha11 not ^ entitled to enter a Borneo State without having obtained a Permit or Pass in that behalf unless— (a) he belongs to the Borneo State ; or (6) he is a member of the Federal Government, or of the Executive Council or Legislative Assembly of the Borneo State (or of any Council having similar functions in the State); or (c) he is a judge of the Federal Court or of the High Court in Borneo, or is a person designated or nominated to act as such, or he is a member of any Commission or Council established by the Federal Constitution or by the constitution of the Borneo State; or (d) he is a member of any of the public services of the Federa tion, or of the public service of the Borneo State, or of a joint public service serving the Borneo State, or is seconded to any such service. (2) Where a citizen of the Federation is entitled to enter the Borneo State under sub-section (1), the citizen's children under the age of eighteen years and (if he is a man) his wife, if entering the Borneo State with, or to be with, the citizen, shall not be required by sub section (1) to obtain a Permit or Pass in that behalf. N» 10760 Page:Agreement relating to Malaysia (1963).djvu/180 Page:Agreement relating to Malaysia (1963).djvu/181 Page:Agreement relating to Malaysia (1963).djvu/182 Page:Agreement relating to Malaysia (1963).djvu/183 Page:Agreement relating to Malaysia (1963).djvu/184 Page:Agreement relating to Malaysia (1963).djvu/185 Page:Agreement relating to Malaysia (1963).djvu/186