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Employment Act 1955 (2012 revision), Page 11

PART XI - DOMESTIC SERVANTS

Termination of contract

57. Subject to any express provision to the contrary contained therein, a contract to employ and to serve as a domestic servant may be terminated either by the person employing the domestic servant or by the domestic servant giving the other party fourteen days’ notice of his intention to terminate the contract, or by the paying of an indemnity equivalent to the wages which the domestic servant would have earned in fourteen days:

Provided that any such contract may be terminated by either party without notice and without the paying of an indemnity on the ground of conduct by the other party inconsistent with the terms and conditions of the contract.

Employment of foreign domestic servant

57A. (1) An employer who employs a foreign domestic servant shall, within thirty days of the employment, inform the Director General of such employment in a manner as may be determined by the Director General.

(2) An employer who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding ten thousand ringgit.

Duty to inform Director General of termination of service of foreign domestic servant

57B. (1) If the service of a foreign domestic servant is terminated—

(a) by the employer;
(b) by the foreign domestic servant;
(c) upon the expiry of the employment pass issued by the Immigration Department of Malaysia to the foreign domestic servant; or
(d) by the repatriation or deportation of the foreign domestic servant,

the employer shall, within thirty days of the termination of service, inform the Director General of the termination in a manner as may be determined by the Director General.

(2) For the purpose of paragraph (1)(b), the termination of service by a foreign domestic servant includes the act of the foreign domestic servant absconding from his place of employment.

(3) An employer who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding ten thousand ringgit.

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