These guidelines outline the appropriate use of our copyrighted materials and provide information on requesting permissions for specific uses.

Copyright and Intellectual Property

All content published by Kawah Buku, including text, images, illustrations, and design elements, is protected by copyright under the Copyright Act 1987 (Malaysia). This includes both our own works and works by third parties licensed to us.

Fair Dealing

The Copyright Act 1987 (Malaysia) allows for “fair dealing” of copyrighted material for purposes such as private study, research, criticism, review, news reporting, and teaching (including incorporation into educational materials).

What is considered “fair dealing” depends on several factors:

When Fair Dealing Might Apply

When Fair Dealing Likely Does Not Apply

Obtaining Permissions

If your intended use falls outside the scope of fair use, you will need to obtain written permission from Kawah Buku. This applies to uses such as:

Requesting Permissions

To request permission to use Kawah Buku copyrighted material, please contact us at with the following information:

We will review your request and respond promptly. Permission fees may apply in certain cases.


When using Kawah Buku copyrighted material with permission, please provide proper attribution. This typically includes the title of the work, author(s), publisher (Kawah Buku), imprints (INTISARI, Soeloeh Merdeka, Cerekayasa) and year of publication.


These guidelines are intended for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.

Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding copyright or permissions, please don’t hesitate to contact us here.

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