Optical Discs Manufacturing Management

The Optical Discs Act 2000 and Optical Discs Regulations 2000 are enacted with the following objectives:

  • To license the optical disc manufacturing activities, with the aim to protect consumer rights and interests.
  • To encourage the ethical expansion/growth and development of optical disc manufacturing activities.
  • To prohibit all manner of optical disc piracy and fraudulent activities, as well as to protect an individual’s or organization’s intellectual property rights.

Any company who wants to manufacture the optical discs must obtain a license under the Optical Discs Act 2000.

Section 4 – License to manufacture optical discs.

“Any person who manufactures optical discs without a valid license under this Act commits an offence.”

Section 5 – Unlicensed premises.

“A license who manufactures optical discs in a place other than the licensed premises commits an offence.”

Manufacturing are only allowed for the following types of optical discs:

  1. the content pre-recorded)
  2. can be recorded(recordable)
  3. a copy of the master(mastering)

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

Applicants must fill out a form ACO-1 , which can be obtained at the Office of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs  near or download on the website of the ministry at the address  www.kpdnhep.gov.my.

Applicants must submit the application by post or by hand to:

CONTROLLER OF OPTICAL DISCS

Domestic Trade Division,
Level 4 (Tower), the Ministry of Domestic Trade
and Consumer Affairs Ministry (Ministry),
No. 13, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 2,
Federal Government Administrative Centre,
62623 Putrajaya

License fees:

Type of Application

Paid (RM)

The Main Place

Others Place

New Application

2,000

1,000

Renewal Application

2,000

1,000

License Transfers

2,000

Replacement License

100

Certified copy of the License

100

Any queries relating to the manufacture of optical discs should be submitted to:

Encik Muslimun Bin Md Yusof

Director

Domestic Trade Division,
Level 4 (Tower), the Ministry of Domestic Trade
and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP),
No. 13, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 2,
Federal Government Administrative Centre,
62623 Putrajaya.
Tel: 03-8882 5844
Email:muslimun@kpdnhep.gov.my

Puan Wan Norashikin Binti Mokhtar

Assistant Director,

Domestic Trade Division,
Level 4 (Tower), the Ministry of Domestic Trade
and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP),
No. 13, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 2,
Federal Government Administrative Centre,
62623 Putrajaya.
Tel: 03-8882 5881
Fax: 03-8882 5941/5981
Email: norashikin@kpdnhep.gov.my