On 1 May 2020, the Prime Minister of Malaysia announced that all businesses except those which are set out in the List of Prohibited Activities
are permitted to operate from 4 May 2020 (‘MCO Phase 4’) subject to strict compliance with the standard operating procedures (‘SOP’) established by the relevant regulatory authorities. Our earlier Alert on MCO Phase 4 is available here
The Ministry of Transport had on the same day issued SOPs for the transportation and logistics sectors
The MOT SOPs state that all businesses/ business activities under the transportation and logistics sectors except those which are set out in the List of Prohibited Activities are permitted to operate subject to compliance with the following laws/ rules (where applicable) –
The only activity relating to the transportation sector which is included in the List of Prohibited Activities is the operations of cruise ships.
Although the MOT SOPs set out standard operating procedures for 20 subsectors, this Alert will only provide a summary (in the English language) of the salient points of the MOT SOPs for 15 of the 20 subsectors. Our summary is available here
Alert prepared by Tan Wei Liang (Associate) of Skrine.