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Act 520 Malaysian Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB)

Act 520

Act 520 was an act to form the Malaysian Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) in 1994. It was implemented to offer CIDB expertise in the local construction industry and other matters related to construction. In Act 520, the quality and safety of construction is the main pillar that is gazetted for its enforcement.

Act 520 involves three main things namely:

  • i. Improvement of construction quality through registration of contractors, construction personnel, certification of skills and competence
  • ii. Quality assurance of construction materials through setting and compliance with standards; and
  • iii. Placement of responsibility for managing and ensuring the safety of buildings and construction work during or after construction work on contractors and site managers.

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