Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM)
Also known as Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) in Malay term. A statutory body which regulates companies and businesses. A merger between the Registrar of Companies (ROC) and the Registrar of Businesses (ROB) in Malaysia on April 16, 2002.
An agency of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs to incorporate companies and register businesses and ensure compliance with business registration and corporate legislation through enforcement and monitoring activities. The official site features registration services, statistics, e-info or name search, e-lodgement, forms, corporate directors training programme, fee schedule and acts and regulations.
Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism (MDTCC)
Formerly known as the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri Dan Hal Ehwal Pengguna). Also known as the Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam Negeri, Koperasi dan Kepenggunaan (KPDNKK) in Malay term.
Established on October 27, 1990 with the aim towards encouraging ethical trade practices and to protect consumer interest. The ministry's functions include managing matters related to consumer protection and intellectual property; licensing for manufacturing and sales, direct selling, and selling of petroleum and petrochemical products; implementing weights and measures rules; and registering of trusts companies and businesses.
Official site features consumerism education, consumer claim tribunal, goods under price and supply control, acts, statistics, forum, e-aduan and e-tribunal.
Tribunal For Consumer Claims (TCC)
Also known as Tribunal Tuntutan Pengguna Malaysia (TTPM) in Malay term. The Tribunal for Consumer Claims is an independent body established under the Consumer Protection Act 1999, under the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs.
The primary objective of establishing the Tribunal is to provide an alternative forum for consumer to file claims in an easy, inexpensive and speedy manner and at minimal cost. The total amount claimed must not exceed RM25,000. The official site features type of claims, procedures, awards of tribunal, acts, sample of cases, downloads, hearing venue and e-tribunal.