Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (Malaysia)

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Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE)
Kementerian Sumber Asli dan Alam Sekitar
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Ministry overview
Formed 27 March 2004; 13 years ago (2004-03-27)
Preceding agencies
Jurisdiction Government of Malaysia
Headquarters Wisma Sumber Asli, No. 25, Persiaran Perdana, Precinct 4, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62574 Putrajaya
Employees 13,700 (2017)
Annual budget MYR 2,457,695,600 (2017)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
  • Hamim Samuri, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment
Ministry executives
  • Azizan Ahmad, Secretary-General
  • Nadzri Yahaya, Deputy Secretary-General (Natural Resources Management)
  • Azimuddin Bahari, Deputy Secretary-General (Environment Management)
  • Suhaimi Mamat, Senior Under-Secretary (Management Services)
Website www.nre.gov.my

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (Malay: Kementerian Sumber Asli dan Alam Sekitar), abbreviated NRE, is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for natural resources, environment, pollution, contamination, biosafety, lands, mines, minerals, geoscience, irrigation, drainage, hydrology, biodiversity, wildlife, national parks, forestry, marine park, surveying, mapping and geospatial data, climate change.

Organisation[edit]

  • Minister of Natural Resources and Environment
    • Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment
      • Secretary-General
        • Under the Authority of Secretary-General
          • Climate Change Advisor Unit
          • Internal Audit Unit
          • Legal Advisory Unit
          • Corporate Communication Unit
          • Integrity Unit
          • Key Performance Indicator Unit
          • Strategic Planning and International Unit
        • Deputy Secretary-General (Natural Resources Management)
          • Land, Survey and Mapping Division
          • Mineral and Geoscience Division
          • Water Resources Drainage and Hydrology Division
          • Malaysian Centre for Geospatial Data Infrastructure
        • Deputy Secretary-General (Environment Management)
          • Environmental Management and Climate Change Division
          • Biodiversity and Forestry Management Division
        • Senior Under-Secretary (Management Services)
          • Administration and Finance Division
          • Information Management Division
          • Human Resources Management Division
          • Development Division
          • Account Division

Federal departments[edit]

  1. Department of Director General of Lands and Mines (Federal), or Jabatan Ketua Pengarah Tanah dan Galian Persekutuan (JKPTG). (Official site)
  2. Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia, or Jabatan Ukur dan Pemetaan Malaysia (JUPEM). (Official site)
  3. Minerals and Geoscience Department Malaysia, or Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia (JMG). (Official site)
  4. Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia, or Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia (JPSM). (Official site)
  5. Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia, or Jabatan Perlindungan Hidupan Liar Dan Taman Negara Semenanjung Malaysia (PERHILITAN). (Official site)
  6. Department of Marine Park Malaysia (DMPM), or Jabatan Taman Laut Malaysia. (Official site)
  7. Department of Biosafety, or Jabatan Biokeselamatan. (Official site)
  8. Department of Environment (DOE), or Jabatan Alam Sekitar (JAS). (Official site)
  9. Department of Irrigation and Drainage Malaysia (DID), or Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran Malaysia (JPS). (Official site)

Federal agencies[edit]

  1. National Institute of Land and Survey, or Institut Tanah dan Ukur Negara (INSTUN). (Official site)
  2. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), or Institut Penyelidikan Perhutanan Malaysia. (Official site)
  3. National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM), or Institut Penyelidikan Hidraulik Kebangsaan Malaysia. (Official site)

Key legislation[edit]

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment is responsible for administration of several key Acts:[2]

Lands
Mineral and Geoscience
Forestry
  • National Forestry Act 1984 [Act 313]
  • Wood-based Industries (State Legislatures Competency) Act 1984 [Act 314]
  • Malaysian Forestry Research and Development Board Act 1985 [Act 319]
  • International Trade in Endangered Species Act 2008 [Act 686]
Biodiversity
  • National Parks Act 1980 [Act 226]
  • Fisheries Act 1985 [Act 317]
  • Fees (Marine Parks Malaysia) (Validation) Act 2004 [Act 635]
  • Biosafety Act 2007 [Act 678]
  • Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 [Act 716]
Environment
  • Environmental Quality Act 1974 [Act 127]
  • Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1984 [Act 311]
Water

Policy Priorities of the Government of the Day[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Panda cub finally makes its debut.The Star (Malaysia) 18 November 2015. Retrieved on 18 November 2015.
  2. ^ http://www.nre.gov.my/ms-my/PustakaMedia/Pages/Dasar-dan-Perundangan.aspx Policies, Acts, Legislations and Guidelines

External links[edit]