Minister of Home Affairs
Incumbent
Hamzah Zainudin

since 10 March 2020 (2020-03-10)
Ministry of Home Affairs
StyleYang Berhormat Menteri
(The Honourable Minister)
Member ofCabinet of Malaysia
Reports toParliament of Malaysia
SeatPutrajaya
AppointerYang di-Pertuan Agong on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia
Formation1955 (1955)
First holderTunku Abdul Rahman
Websitewww.moha.gov.my

The latest Malaysian Minister of Home Affairs is Hamzah Zainudin, since 10 March 2020. The minister is supported by Deputy Minister of Home Affairs which are Ismail Mohamed Said and Jonathan Yasin . The Minister administers the portfolio through the Ministry of Home Affairs.

List of ministers of home affairs

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Home Affairs, or any of its precedent titles:[1]

Political Party:   Alliance/BN   PH   PN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Tunku Abdul Rahman
(1903–1990)
MP for Sungei Muda
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Home Affairs 9 August 1955 30 August 1957 Chief Minister of the
Federation of Malaya

Tunku Abdul Rahman
Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Minister of Home Affairs and Justice 1965 1 June 1967 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Abdul Razak Hussein
(1922–1976)
MP for Pekan
Minister of Home Affairs 1 June 1967 20 May 1969
Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
20 May 1969 2 August 1973 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(IV)
Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
Ghazali Shafie
(1922–2010)
MP for Lipis
BN (UMNO) 13 August 1973 16 July 1981 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I • II)
Hussein Onn
(I • II)
Musa Hitam
(b. 1934)
MP for Labis
(1981)
MP for Panti
(1981-1986)
17 July 1981 16 March 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(I • II)
Mahathir Mohamad
(Prime Minister)
(b. 1925)
MP for Kubang Pasu
17 March 1986 10 January 1999 Mahathir Mohamad
(II · III ·• IV · V)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(b. 1939)
MP for Kepala Batas
14 January 1999 27 March 2004 Mahathir Mohamad
(V • VI)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(I • II)
Azmi Khalid
(b. 1940)
MP for Padang Besar
27 March 2004 13 February 2006 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)
Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad
(b. 1942)
MP for Kangar
14 February 2006 17 March 2008
Syed Hamid Albar
(b. 1944)
MP for Kota Tinggi
18 March 2008 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(III)
Hishammuddin Hussein
(b. 1961)
MP for Sembrong
10 April 2009 20 April 2013 Najib Razak
(I)
Ahmad Zahid Hamidi
(b. 1953)
MP for Bagan Datok
16 May 2013 12 May 2018 Najib Razak
(II)
Muhyiddin Yassin
(b. 1947)
MP for Pagoh
PH (PPBM) 21 May 2018 24 February 2020 Mahathir Mohamad
(VII)
Hamzah Zainudin
(b. 1957)
MP for Larut
PN (BERSATU) 10 March 2020 Incumbent Muhyiddin Yassin
(I)

List of ministers of interior

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Interior, or any of its precedent titles:[1]

Political Party:   Alliance/BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Suleiman Abdul Rahman
(1912–1963)
MP for Muar Selatan
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Interior and Justice 31 August 1957 1959 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I)
Leong Yew Koh
(1888–1963)
Senator
Alliance (MCA) 1959 12 January 1963 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Interior 1 August 1962 1965 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II • III)

List of ministers of justice

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Justice, or any of its precedent titles:[1]

Political Party:   Alliance/BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Suleiman Abdul Rahman
(1912–1963)
MP for Muar Selatan
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Interior and Justice 31 August 1957 1959 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(I)
Leong Yew Koh
(1888–1963)
Senator
Alliance (MCA) 1959 12 January 1963 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II)
Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Justice 1964 1965 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Minister of Home Affairs and Justice 1965 1 June 1967
Bahaman Samsudin
(1906–1995)
MP for Kuala Pilah
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Justice 1968 1969 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(III)
Abdul Ghani Gilong
(1932–2021)
MP for Kinabalu
USNO 1969 1970 National Operations Council
Abdul Kadir Yusuf
(1917–1992)
Senator
(1970-1974)
MP for Tenggaroh
(1974-1976)
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Law and Justice 1970 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
BN (UMNO) 1974 1976 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
Hussein Onn
(I)
Hamzah Abu Samah
(1924–2012)
MP for Temerloh
BN (UMNO) 1976 1980 Hussein Onn
(I • II)
James Peter Ongkili
(1939–2006)
MP for Tuaran
BN (BERJAYA) Minister of Justice 1982 1986 Mahathir Mohamad
(I)
Mahathir Mohamad
(Prime Minister)
(b. 1925)
MP for Kubang Pasu
BN (UMNO) 1986 1988 Mahathir Mohamad
(III)
Sulaiman Daud
(1933–2010)
MP for Santubong
BN (PBB) 1988 1990
Syed Hamid Albar
(b. 1944)
MP for Kota Tinggi
BN (UMNO) 1990 1995 Mahathir Mohamad
(IV)

List of ministers of law

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Law, or any of its precedent titles:[1]

Political Party:   Alliance/BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Abdul Kadir Yusuf
(1917–1992)
Senator (1970-1974) MP for Tenggaroh (1974-1976)
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Law and Justice 1970 1974 Abdul Razak Hussein
(I)
BN (UMNO) 1974 1976 Abdul Razak Hussein
(II)
Hussein Onn
(I)
Hamzah Abu Samah
(1924–2012)
MP for Temerloh
BN (UMNO) 1976 1980 Hussein Onn
(I • II)

List of ministers of internal security

The following individuals have been appointed as Minister of Internal Security, or any of its precedent titles:[1]

Political Party:   Alliance/BN

Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Constituency
Political Party Title Took Office Left Office Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
Ismail Abdul Rahman
(1915–1973)
MP for Johore Timor
Alliance (UMNO) Minister of Internal Security 1959 1965 Tunku Abdul Rahman
(II • III)
Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Prime Minister) (b. 1939)
MP for Kepala Batas
BN (UMNO) Minister of Internal Security 27 March 2004 27 March 2008 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(II)

List of Ministers in the Prime Minister's Department (Law Affairs)

Political Party:   BN   WARISAN   PN

Portrait Name

(Birth–Death) Constituency

Political Party Responsible for Took Office Left Office Prime Minister (Cabinet)
Abang Abu Bakar Datu Bandar Hj. Mustaffa
(b. 1941)

MP for Kuala Rajang

BN (PBB) Parliament Legal Affairs Department 8 May 1995 7 January 1999 Mahathir Mohamad (VII)
Rais Yatim
(b. 1942)
MP for Jelebu
BN (UMNO) 14 December 1999 4 March 2004 Mahathir Mohamad (VI)
Mohd Radzi Sheikh Ahmad
(b. 1942)
MP for Kangar
27 March 2004 14 February 2006 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (I•II)
Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz
(b. 1954)
MP for Padang Rengas
14 February 2006 9 April 2009 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (II)
Zaid Ibrahim
(b. 1951)
Senator
19 March 2008 16 September 2008 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (III)
Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz
(b. 1954)
MP for Padang Rengas
17 September 2008 21 May 2013 Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (III)
Najib Razak (II)
Nancy Shukri
(b. 1961)
MP for Batang Sadong
BN (PBB) 16 May 2013 27 June 2016 Najib Razak (II)
Azalina Othman Said
(b. 1963)
MP for Pengerang
BN (UMNO) 28 June 2016 10 May 2018 Najib Razak (II)
Liew Vui Keong
(1960–2020)
MP for Batu Sapi
WARISAN 2 July 2018 24 February 2020 Mahathir Mohamad (VII)
Takiyuddin Hassan
(b. 1961)

MP for Kota Bharu

PN (PAS) 10 March 2020 Incumbent Muhyiddin Yassin (I)

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Former Minister of Home Affairs". Archived from the original on 2014-02-19. Retrieved 2016-03-28.