Registrar of Societies

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The Registry of Societies of Malaysia is a department under the Ministry of Home Affairs that handles non-governmental organizations and political parties. Formed in 1966, its objectives is to ensure the growth and development of a healthy and orderly society which is not in conflict with the requirements of peace, welfare, security, public order, or morals.

2.  Main functions of the Registry of Societies are:

  • to administer and enforce the:
  • to control and supervise societies, so as not to become incompatible with peace, welfare, security, public order, decorum, or morality of Malaysia; and
  • to manage and keep registration records relating to registered societies and their branches.
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Registrars of Societies

No. Registrar Tenure of service
1 J.B. Prentis (Registrar of Trade Unions: Registrar-General of the Registrar of Societies, Registrar of Companies, Official Assignee and Trade Union) 1949 - 1956
Justice M. G. Neal 19541956
2 Justice J. G. Adam 19561959
3 M.M. Hashim 19591960
4 Bahauddin bin Mohd Yaacob 19601961
5 Chin Hon Hian 19611969
6 Kassim bin Haji Mohd Amin 19691977
7 Mustafa bin Zain 19771978
8 Ahmad Kamal bin Mohd Sahaja 19781982
9 Zakiah Hashim 19821996
10 Mohiyaddin bin Che' Jan 19962001
11 Dato' Ismail bin Dolah Harun 20012003
12 Dato' Dahri bin Ibrahim 20032004
13 Dato' Haji Kaswuri bin Keman 20042006
14 Dato' Wahid bin Md Don 2006
30 Sep 2006
15 Dato' Haji Md Alias bin Haji Kalil 1 Oc 2006
16 Dato' Abdul Rahman Othman 1 Dec 2010
- present

Contact information:

Registrar of the Registrar of Societies Malaysia
Level 2 & 3, Block B Main Building Chancery Place
Jalan Diplomatik 2, Presint Diplomatik
62542 Putrajaya
Tel: 03-8888-5779, 03-8889-5778, 03-8890-5776
Fax: 03-8889 3706

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