eKTP 78

Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF)
Part 3 of 4


1. Who should register with PSMB?

Section 13(1) of the PSMB Act 2001 stipulates that every employer who is covered under the Act is required to register with PSMB within such time and manner as may be prescribed.

Any employer who is convicted for not registering with PSMB may be fined up to an amount not exceeding RM10,000 or face imprisonment up to a year, or both (Section 13 (2)).

According to the First Schedule of PSMB Act, 2001, definitions of industries covered are as follows:

Service Industry (if more than 10 employees)

  • Hotel

  • Air transport

  • Travel Agency (inbound)

  • Telecommunication

  • Freight Forwarding

  • Shipping

  • Postal or Courier

  • Advertising

  • Computer Services

  • Energy

  • Training

  • Higher Education

  • Commercial Land

  • Transport &

  • Railway Transport Services

  • Direct Selling

  • Port Services

  • Engineering Support and Maintenance Services

  • Research and Development

  • Warehousing Services

  • Security Services

  • Private Hospital Services

  • Gas, Steam and Air-Conditioning Supply

  • Water Treatment and Supply

  • Sewerage

  • Waste

  • Management and Material Recovery Services

  • Production of

  • Motion Picture, Video and Television Programme, Sound Recording and Music Publishing

  • Information Service

  • Building and Landscape Services

  • Event Management Services

  • Early Childhood Education

  • Health Support Services

  • Franchise

  • Sale and Repair of Motor Vehicles

  • Private Broadcasting Services

  • Driving School

  • Veterinary Services

  • Hypermarket, Supermarket and Departmental Store Services

  • Food and Beverage Services

  • Tourism Enterprise (outbound)

Manufacturing Industry (if more than 10 employees)

  • Making or processing of an article by labour or machine or both, including the transformation of parts or components into another article of a different nature or character by way of altering, blending, ornamenting, finishing or otherwise treating or adapting any article or substance with a view to its use, sale, transport, delivery or disposal, including the building of a ship or the assembly of parts of a ship.

Mining and quarrel industry (if more than 10 employees)

  • Petroleum and Gas Extraction

  • Mineral and Stone Quarrying