In 1939 the Civil Defence activities in Malaysia was initiated by the British as a Passive Defence established under the Emergency Regulation Chapter 41 Enactment to provide for measures to face the Second World War . The Civil Defence official Ordinance enacted in 1951 as a law in the Malayan security system . In 1952 , the Civil Defense Department was established on March 24 an official to carry out the provisions of the Ordinance. In 1957 the Civil Defence Ordinance was changed in 1951 to the Civil Defence Act 1951 ( Act 221 ) following the independence of the state .
1958 Civil Defence and will be an important element in the defense system in accordance with the Ninth Schedule Federal Constitution . 1964 Defense Cloud extended to Sabah , Sarawak and Singapore following the confrontation India - Indonesia ( Cabinet Paper No . 302/314/64 ) . The year 1965 was added to the total membership of 36.000 members and 37 branches of other new logistics facilities at that time offered to the country. 1993 Highland Towers tragedy of surprise fall in Hulu Kelang began transforming Civil Defence Organization .
1994 A brief introduction JPA3 first name be used and adopted across the country to differentiate between the Department of Public Service and the Department of Civil Aviation . Emergency 1995 991 launched on 20 May as a sign of commitment JPAM providing emergency assistance in 24 hours . In 2009 , the introduction of the short name JPAM . Year 2003 Coastal Rescue Services JPAM ( Baywatch ) was introduced in Ferengghi Batu , Pulau Pinang and followed in Miri , Sarawak .
The year 2004 is the Public Defender step forward again with seven towers Baywatch began operations with two in Penang; 2 in Langkawi ; one in the Gulf of rent , Port Dickson ; a Timber Base , on the coast of Malacca , and a rhythmic , the Kelantan . In the year 2006 Defense Cloud introduced a new slogan " Ready , Fast and integrity " as a catalyst for the Civil Defence Department of a leading department . In 2009 , a brief introduction to Malaysian Civil Defence Force (MCDF) was name .
On July 29, 2015 Civil Defence was put to the Prime Minister. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim will be entrusted to lead the management of natural disasters. Cabinet decisions Cabinet on August 26 formally ruled that the Civil Defence Department (CDD) is now taking over control and disaster management of the National Security Council (NSC).
On 1 September 2016, Civil Defence Civil Defence Force gazetted as Malaysia or the name of short-APM. Rebranding CDD to APM in line with the duties and roles of the team which now has a membership of over one million volunteers nationwide. Bill Civil Defence (Amendment) Act 2016 which, among others, to establish the Civil Defence Force, was presented for the first reading in the House of Commons.
The bill tabled Minister in the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim said that civil defense will consist of ordinary members, volunteers and additional members. Civil defense troops will carry out tasks such as disaster management; humanitarian services; to advise the minister on matters relating to civil defense and identify the hazards and risks on the assumption that the Chief Commissioner of national importance. According to the bill, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong may appoint a Chief Commissioner and such number of deputy chief commissioner, commissioner, deputy commissioner, assistant commissioner, colonel and civil defense officials among the permanent members and voluntary.
The amendment also provides for the protection of workers' rights any volunteers or additional members of the team was absent from his usual occupation due to carry out tasks related to civil defense. According to the amendment, an employee should not be liable for dismissal, or the loss of annual leave or other benefits. The bill also provides for the establishment of the Civil Defence Cadet Corps for any area in Malaysia, where high school students and a student who is registered for any training or education institution can apply to join the cadet corps. It also suggests the minister may from time to time make arrangements for the civilian population to be trained in matters of civil defense and to conduct training for civil defense purposes. The Minister may also grant honorary commissions and allied troops to any person it deems worthy. The bill also provides that any person who pretends and with one posing as a member of the team will be fined not more than RM10,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years or both.
Updated: September 1, 2016