19 April 2020 – Operation hours for all ATMs restricted from 8AM to 8PM

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Adapting or closing offices, businesses, institutions, and operations
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob

Overview: All ATMs will no longer open for 24 hours. The operating hours had been restricted to between 8am and 8pm during the MCO and conditional MCO as part of the government’s efforts to break the Covid-19 infection chain.
Full details here: https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2020/04/19/senior-minister-all-atms-to-operate-from-8am-to-8pm-only/1858175#gsc.tab=0

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said this was necessary as many people were still going out late at night using the excuse that they need to get to the ATMs.