The Licensing & Inspectorate Division was established under Section 20 of the Pineapple Industry Act 1957 (Revised 1990). Under this Act, four (4) subsidiary regulations were created to facilitate the duties of the Inspectorate:
- Pineapple Industry (Cannery Control) Regulations 1959 [Amendment 1989]
- Pineapple Industry (Fruit Control) Regulations 1979
- Pineapple Industry (Grade, Label, Mark) Regulations 1959
- Pineapple Industry (Export Ses) Regulations 1959
The Licensing & Inspectorate Division has also been duly authorized by the Director-General of Royal Customs Malaysia for the purpose of validating exports of canned pineapple, juice, fruit, pineapple suckers and ornamental products through the Customs Acts, Customs (Prohibition of Export) Order 2017.