Cooperative Commission Of Malaysia
Department of Cooperative Development (JPK) was established in July 1922 to establish, register and develop Cooperatives Corporation under The Co-operative Societies Enactment [FMS Cap. 97 of 1992]) and entrusted to drive and develop the movement.
The Office of the Commissioner for Cooperative Societies Development, the headquarters of the Department of Cooperative Development was then located in Taping, Perak Darul Ridzuan. In 1924, it was relocated to Kuala Lumpur.
The name Jabatan Kemajuan Kerjasama was changed to Jabatan Pembangunan Koperasi (JPK) in the late 70s. The 1922 Enactment was abolished and replaced with Cooperative Societies Act 1948 (Amended in 1983).
The Co-operative Societies Act 1993 (Act 502) was enacted to amalgamate the cooperative law throughout Malaysia and was enforced effective from 22 January 1994.
On 1 January 2008, the Department of Cooperative Development Malaysia was transformed to become the Cooperative Commission of Malaysia (CCM).
SKM Website : http:// www.skm.gov.my
Last Update : 20 March 2012