The Constitution of Malaysia consists of 15 Parts, 181 Articles and 13 Schedules.

The Parts deal with the following:

  • Part I – The States, Religion and Law of the Federation
  • Part II – Fundamental Liberties
  • Part III – Citizenship
  • Part IV – The Federation
  • Part V – The States
  • Part VI – Relations Between the Federation and the States
  • Part VII – Financial Provisions
  • Part VIII – Elections
  • Part IX – The Judiciary
  • Part X – Public Services
  • Part XI – Special Powers Against Subversion, Organised Violence, and Acts and Crimes Prejudicial to the Public and Emergency Powers
  • Part XII – General and Miscellaneous
  • Part XIIA – Additional Protections for States of Sabah and Sarawak
  • Part XIII – Temporary and Transitional Provisions
  • Part XIV – Saving for Rulers’ Sovereignty, etc.
  • Part XV – Proceedings Against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and the Rulers

The Schedules cover the following:

  • First Schedule – Oath of Applicants for Registration or Naturalisation
  • Second Schedule – Citizenship by operation of law of persons born before, on and after Malaysia Day and supplementary provisions on citizenship
  • Third Schedule – Election and removal of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and his deputy
  • Fourth Schedule – Oaths of Office of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and his deputy
  • Fifth Schedule – The Conference of Rulers
  • Sixth Schedule – Forms of Oaths and Affirmations
  • Seventh Schedule – Election and Retirement of Senators
  • Eighth Schedule – Provisions to be inserted in State Constitutions
  • Ninth Schedule – Legislative Lists
  • Tenth Schedule – Grants and Sources of Revenue assigned to States
  • Eleventh Schedule – Provisions of the Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance, 1948 (Malayan Union Ordinance No. 7 of 1948), applied for interpretation of the Constitution
  • Twelfth Schedule – (Repealed)
  • Thirteenth Schedule – Provisions relating to delimitation of Constituencies

Malaysia-Constitution-1957-2007-eng (full text in English, PDF)

Malaysia-Constitution-1957-2007-zlm (full text in Malay, PDF)

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