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LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINANCE, 1961 (No. 11 of 1961) KOTA KINABALU MUNICIPAL COUNCIL (LAUNDRIES) BY-LAWS, 1966 (G.N.L 29 of 1966) In exercise of the powers conferred upon it by section 50 of the Local Government Ordinance, 1961, the Jesselton Town Board has made the following By-laws:

1. Title and commencement. These by-laws may be cited as the Kota Kinabalu Municipal Council (Laundries) By-laws, 1966, and shall come into operation on the 1st day of July, 1966.

2. Licence for laundry and dry-cleaning. No person shall use any premises as a laundry or for dry-cleaning except in accordance with a licence granted by the Council.

3. Application for licence. An application for a licence shall be in writing and shall specify the business and the premises on which the applicant proposes to carry on the business.

4. Grant of licence. The Council may, in its absolute discretion, grant or refuse a licence, or grant a licence subject to such conditions as it thinks fit.

5. Health certificate. If the Council so requires, an applicant for a licence or for a renewal thereof shall forward a certificate of health from a Government Medical Officer or registered medical practitioner.

6. Duration of licence. All licences shall, subject to the provisions of these By-laws, expire on the 31st day of December of the year in which they are granted.

7. Fee. The licence fee shall be $30.00 per month.

8. Adequate water supply. No premises shall be used for laundry or dry-cleaning unless there is, in the opinion of the Council, an adequate supply of clean water.

9. No ejection of water from mouth or nose. A licensee shall not eject or permit to be ejected water from the mouth or nose on to any clothes received for laundry or dry-cleaning.

10. Use of premises. No person shall reside on any part of a premises directly used for laundry or dry cleaning.

11. Clothes not to be worn. No licensee shall wear or permit to be worn any clothes received for laundry or dry cleaning.

12. Disease. No person suffering from a contagious or infectious disease shall be engaged in the business of a laundry or dry-cleaning.

13. Infected clothes. A licensee or his assistant shall not receive clothes for laundry or dry-cleaning from a person whom he knows to be suffering from a contagious, infectious or skin disease.

14. Direction. A licensee shall comply with such direction as may be given by an officer of the Council for the purpose of preserving cleanliness and order on the licensed premises.

15. Penalty. Any person who contravenes any of the provisions of these By-laws shall be liable to a fine of five hundred ringgit. [Mod. Act 160.]

15A. Compounding of offence. (1) The Mayor may compound any offence including but not limited to breach of licence condition imposed by the Mayor under these By-laws by making a written offer to such person to compound the offence upon payment to the Mayor of such amount not exceeding Ringgit Malaysia five hundred. (2) Where an offence has been compounded under this By-law, no prosecution shall thereafter be instituted in respect of such offence against the person to whom the offer to compound was made. 16. Cancellation of licence. The Council may cancel or suspend a licence if the licensee or any assistant of the licensee-

(i)is convicted of any offence under these By-laws; or (ii)on the certificate of a Government Medical Officer or a registered medical practitioner, the licensee is suffering from a contagious or infectious disease. 17. Repeal. Part IV of the Jesselton Town Board (General) By-laws, 1956is repealed.

Dated at Jesselton, this 30th day of April, 1966.



Jesselton Town Board.

I approve the foregoing By-laws.

Dated at Jesselton this 10th day of May, 1966.


Minister for Local Government.

LIST OF AMENDMENTS Amending law Short Title/Citation In force from Kota Kinabalu Municipal Council (Laundries) By-laws, 1982 City of Kota Kinabalu (Laundries)(Amendment) By-laws, 2003 Malaysian Currency (Ringgit) Act 1975 G.N.L. 36/1966 (Corri.) G.N.L. 43/1982 G.N.L. 12/2004 Act 160 (Modification) 1-4-1982 21-10-2004 21-8-1975