Announcement

1. Beginning in 2015, the firm / company does not need to submit Form UMA - 3 to the National Printing Malaysia ( PNMB ) . Companies / firms are required to give up money , compact disc (CD) , the submission form WTD ( Form UMA - 4 ) and a list of WTD ( three originals List WTD Form UMA - 3 ) ​​directly to the Registrar's office at Level 42 , Menara Maybank , Kuala Lumpur .

2. Application for reimbursement can be done directly from the Registrar of Unclaimed Money without any charges / costs incurred.

3. Ministry of Finance or the Registrar of Unclaimed Money never appointed any individual / firm / company as an intermediary or agent for the refund of Unclaimed Money.

The Role of The Registrar of Unclaimed Money

The Registrar is responsible for carrying out the obligations and functions vested under Part II of the Unclaimed Moneys Act 1965 as follows:


i. As trustee to the unclaimed moneys received;
ii. To refund the unclaimed moneys to claimants who provide proof that he has a legal right over the money to be claimed
iii. To inspect the records of company or firm to ensure compliance with the provisions of the Act;
iv. To suggest the imposition of compound and penalty on company or firm that has committed an offence under the Act.

Unclaimed Money Act 1965

Accountant General was appointed by the Finance Minister as Registrar of Unclaimed Moneys ( WTD ) on June 1, 1975.

 

Appointment of Registrar of Unclaimed Moneys pursuant to section 9 ( 1 ) and section 9 ( 2 ) Unclaimed Monies Act 1965 are as follows:

P.U.(B) 221

 

" In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section ( 1 ) of section 9 of the Unclaimed Monies Act 1965, the Minister of Finance has appointed the Accountant General as the Registrar of Unclaimed Moneys with effect from the 1st day of June, 1975. "

[ Made. ( 12:20 ) -1 vol.2 443/34 ; Sp.N . ( PU2 ) 254 . ]

 

" In exercise of the powers conferred by subsection ( 2 ) of section 9 of the Unclaimed Monies Act 1965, the Minister of Finance has appointed the Deputy Accountant General as Deputy Registrar of Unclaimed Moneys with effect from the 1st day of October, 1984. "

[ Made. ( 12:20 ) -1 vol.2 443/34 ; Sp.N . ]

 

 

Click here to view Unclaimed Money Act 1965

Definition of Unclaimed Moneys

  1. Moneys which are legally payable to the owner but have remained unpaid for a period of not less than one year. 

Examples under this category are:

 

  • Salaries, wages, bonuses, commissions and other payments due to employees;
  • Dividend;
  • Profits declared for distributions;
  • Insurance claims which have been approved for payment;
  • Bank draft, cashier's order and other documents of similar nature which validity period have lapsed;
  • Fixed deposits (without automatic renewal instructions ) which have matured;
  • Tender deposits for which the intended purpose has been fulfilled;
  • Sundry creditors or sundry debtors with credit balance.

  1. Moneys standing to the credit of an account that has not been operated in whatever manner by the owner for a period of not less than seven years

Examples under this category are:

 

  • Saving account;
  • Current account;
  • Fixed deposit (with automatic renewal instructions).

  1. Moneys to the credit of a trade account that has remained dormant for a period of not less than two years.

Examples under this category are:

 

  • Trade creditors account
  • Trade debtors account with credit balance.

Who Should Comply With the Provision of The Act

  • Company incorporated under the provisions of The Companies Act 1965 (or Foreign companies as specified under Division 2 of Part XI of the same Act ) and includes;
  • Boards established to manage funds relating to retirement benefits;
  • All registered societies and cooperative societies;
  • Corporations, public authorities and trade unions;
  • Firms (i.e unincorporated body of persons associated together to carry out business)

Awareness Program of Unclaimed Moneys Act 1965

Awareness Program of Unclaimed Moneys Act 1965 is held monthly and organized by JANM each state. The briefing schedule can be obtain through Schedule for Awareness Program.

Before entering the briefing, participants are required to fill up the Attendance Form for Awareness Program and must submit the form to the secretariat before the briefing.

Inspection of Unclaimed Moneys is to ensure that companies / firms comply with the provisions of the Unclaimed Monies Act 1965. Only authorized personnel are allowed to perform this Inspection. List of inspectors are as per List of Authorised Inspection Officer.

Submission of Unclaimed Money

According to Section 10 of the Unclaimed Moneys Act 1965, the firm / company responsible for the following :


  1. Menyelengggara dan menyimpan satu daftar bagi wang yang tidak dituntut sehingga 31 Disember mengikut format yang ditetapkan oleh Pendaftar WTD.
  2. Menyerahkan wang beserta dengan daftar wang tak dituntut tidak lewat dari 31 Mac tahun berikutnya.
  3. Mengemukakan daftar wang tak dituntut bagi tujuan pewartaan.

Starting from 2016, submissions of Unclaimed Moneys must be done through Online Banking. 

Company / Firm must submit the following items when making submissions Unclaimed Moneys (UM) :

Prosedur serahan WTD 2018 (bagi tahun berakhir 31 Disember 2017) *baharu*

 

Bil. Dokumen / Panduan  PDF Word Excel
1. Notis Makluman Serahan WTD Bagi Tahun 2018      *Baharu* Muat Turun
2. Carta Alir Proses Serahan WTD Bagi Tahun 2018 Muat Turun
3. Garis  Panduan  Serahan  WTD (Edisi  2018) Muat Turun
4. Borang Daftar Wang Tak Dituntut [ UMA-1 (Pin.1/2018) ] Muat Turun Muat Turun  
4.1   Panduan Mengisi Borang  UMA-1 (Pin.1/2018)  Muat Turun
 5. Borang Serahan Wang Tak Dituntut [ UMA-4 (Pin.1/2018) ] Muat Turun Muat Turun
5.1   Panduan Mengisi Borang [ UMA-4 (Pin.1/2018) ] Muat Turun
 6. Format Daftar WTD Dalam Softcopy Muat Turun
 7. Senarai Semak Dokumen Serahan WTD Muat Turun Muat Turun

Refund of Unclaimed Moneys

Seksyen 13(1), Akta WTD 1965


• Apabila Pendaftar WTD berpuashati bahawa pemohon adalah empunya yang sah, Pendaftar akan membayar kepada pemohon WTD dari Akaun Amanah Disatukan atau Akaun Hasil Disatukan.


• Pemohon perlu menyakinkan Pendaftar WTD bahawa beliau adalah empunya sah atau mempunyai hak di sisi undang-undang ke atas WTD tersebut.


• Tiada tempoh masa yang dihadkan bagi permohonan tuntutan WTD.


• Pendaftar WTD telah menetapkan garis panduan permohonan tuntutan WTD dengan menyenaraikan dokumen yang perlu dikemukakan semasa membuat tuntutan (Sila rujuk Brosur Garis Panduan Permohonan Tuntutan WTD).

Bil. Dokumen / Panduan  PDF  Word
1. Brosur Garis Panduan Permohonan Tuntutan WTD .     *Penting* Muat Turun

 
2. Borang Permohonan Bayaran Balik WTD [ UMA-7 ( Pin.1/2015) ] Muat Turun

Muat Turun

3. Contoh Mengisi Borang Permohonan Bayaran Balik WTD [ UMA -7 (Pin. 1/2015) ] Muat Turun

 
4. Borang Bon Tanggungrugi [ UMA-8 (Pin. 1/2016) ]  *Baharu* Muat Turun

Muat Turun

5. Contoh Mengisi Borang Bon Tanggungrugi [ UMA-8 (Pin. 1/2016)  ]  :    
  5.1  Contoh Borang Bon Tanggungrugi oleh waris. Muat Turun

 
  5.2  Contoh Borang Bon Tanggungrugi oleh syarikat / firma yang mendahulukan bayaran. Muat Turun

 
  5.3  Contoh Borang Bon Tanggungrugi bagi permohonan bank deraf oleh syarikat / firma. Muat Turun

 
6. Contoh Surat Pengesahan WTD dari syarikat/firma :    
  6.1  Contoh Surat Pengesahan bagi WTD (Insurans, Gaji, Dividen, Deposit TNB, Syabas, TM, dan lain-lain). Muat Turun

 
  6.2  Contoh Surat Pengesahan bagi WTD (Akaun Simpanan, Akaun Semasa atau Simpanan Tetap). Muat Turun

 
  6.3  Contoh Surat Pengesahan bagi WTD (Banker's Cheque, Bank Deraf, Demand Draft atau Cashier Order) Muat Turun

 

Unclaimed Securities

  1. Unclaimed securities consist of shares, bonds and other financial instruments belonging to the public which are transferred to the Government in the name of Minister of Finance and Accountant General under the various Acts. Although these securities are transferred to the Minister of Finance or the Accountant General, the Government still maintains the record of original owners for the sole purpose of returning these securities/proceeds thereof to the owners/their heirs sometime in the future.
  2. The Government through Accountant General Department’s acts as a trustee for all the unclaimed securities surrendered to the Government pursuant to Section 14, 29 and 30 of Securities Central Industry Depositories Act 1991 (SICDA), Section 65 Trustee Act 1949, Section 36 Trust Companies Act 1949 and Section 353 Companies Act 1965.
  3. All proceeds in the form of dividends, interest and proceeds from the sale of securities are firstly accrued in the records to the owner before the money is lodged with the Registrar of Unclaimed Moneys. The lodged moneys will be subjected to Unclaimed Moneys Act 1965 and the owner/his successor/ heir can forward his claim at any time because is no limitation of period imposed.

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