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[SOP] (13-26 JAN 2021 ) CMCO


Areas Involved

  • Kedah, Perak, Negeri Sembilan, Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang And Sarawak (Kuching, Sibu And Miri Zones)


  • 14 days from Jan 13 (starting from 12.01 am) to Jan 26, 2021 (11:59 pm)


  • No movement of residents exiting from CMCO  areas/crossing states except with the approval of the Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) and for matters/activities that are allowed.

  • No movement of residents entering from outside CMCO areas/crossing states except for matters/activities that are allowed.

  • No Social Functions such as feasts, wedding and engagement functions, receptions, aqiqah functions, prayers for journey mercies,  tahlil prayers, anniversary celebration, birthday celebrations, reunions, retreats and other functions

  • No Seminars/ Workshops/ Courses/ Training/ Conferences/ Talks/ Trade Exhibitions and activities related to Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions. EXCEPTION: On-going in-service training CAN BE CARRIED OUT only within the training institution. 

Religious Activities 

a) Activities in Non-Muslim House of Worship is ALLOWED with the limit of attendance determined by MKN/KKM/State and Ministry of Federal Territories for houses of worship located in the Federal Territories, and


b) Non-Muslim wedding ceremonies are ALLOWED with the maximum attendance of 30 people according to the space/square area of the premises and with social distancing being practiced be it in the premise of the National Registration Department/ House of Worship/ Non-Muslim Society.



  SOP CMCO for Sarawak


KUCHING ZONE (Kuching, Samarahan and Serian Divisions),  SIBU ZONE (Sibu and Sarikei Divisions) and MIRI ZONE (Miri Division)


14 days from Jan 13 (starting from 12.01 am) to Jan 26, 2021 (11:59 pm)


No movement to and fro CMCO Zones except for Essential Services and with permission from Royal Malaysian Police.(police permit is required)


  • All Seminars/Workshops/Courses/Training/Conferences/Talks/Business Events related to Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE) with not more than 50% capacity of the premise or maximum of 20 people only in compliance with physical distancing, mandatory wearing of face masks and based on the General SOP For Implementation Of Official Functions Of Government And Private Sector and SOP MICE CMCO.   

  • On-going in-service training CAN BE CARRIED OUT only within the training institution. 

 Religious Activities 

• All religious activities in houses of worship are not allowed. 

• The Management and duty staff in all non-Muslim houses  of worship are subject to the SOP issued by Other Religions’ Affairs Unit (UNIFOR).

• Non-Muslim Festival Celebrations are subject to the SOP issued by UNIFOR.  



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