EPF: 278 directors prevented from leaving Malaysia


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  • Tuesday, 06 May 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) submitted 278 names of defaulting company directors to the Immigration Department in the first quarter of this year to prevent them from leaving the country without first settling their employees’ EPF contribution arrears as provided under Section 39 of the EPF Act 1991.

During the quarter, EPF said, 157 errant employers were fined a total RM218,650 by the courts under Section 43(2) of the EPF Act 1991.

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