Land Public Transport Commission (Malaysia)
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The Land Public Transport Commission (Malay: Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat) or SPAD is a Malaysian statutory body set up to plan for, regulate and enforce rules concerning land-based public and freight transport in Malaysia.
The commission was set up through the Land Public Transport Commission Act of 2010 which was passed by the Malaysian Parliament in May 2010. The commission's powers are derived from the Land Public Transport Act of 2010 which was passed at the same time. The Land Public Transport Act was gazetted on 3 June 2010, making it the official day of establishment of the Commission.
The Chairman of the Commission is Syed Hamid Albar while the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission is Mohd Nur Ismal Mohamed Kamal. Both were appointed by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and their appointments were effective 3 June 2010.