malaysia - Contracts & Commercial

Sabah Development Bank Berhad v Petron Oil (M) Sdn Bhd

Date: 02 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 441; Source: Federal Court Registry

Lee Boon Keong and 3 Others v Yew Kok Chooi and Another

Date: 03 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 442; Source: Federal Court Registry

Dynasty Dragon Seafood Restaurant (PJSS2) Sdn Bhd and 2 Others v SSTwo Mall Sdn Bhd

Date: 27 December 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 439; Source: Federal Court Registry

Juwanas Sdn Bhd v Ong Ah Nya @ Ong Ah Tuan and 6 Others

Date: 10 December 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 438; Source: Federal Court Registry

ABI Construction Sdn Bhd v Janny Puah and 13 Others

Date: 24 December 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 428; Source: Federal Court Registry

PM launches Guidelines for Commercial Organizations to minimize Corruption Risk

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 10 (Bernama) - In order to help ensure commercial organisations in any industry employ fundamental measures in minimising the risk of corruption, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today launched guidelines on this today. They come under the Adequate Procedures Pursuant to Sub-section (5) of Section 17A of the Malaysian A ...
Date: 10 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Heavier Penalties await Illegal Cigarette, Liquor Traders, Syndicates Customs

SUBANG JAYA, Dec 11 (Bernama) - Traders and syndicates of smuggled cigarettes and liquor will face stiffer penalties after amendments on Section 135 of the Customs Act 1976 and Section 74 of the Excise Act 1976 were passed at Dewan Rakyat yesterday.
Date: 11 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Seni Jaya Sdn Bhd and Another v Dato’ Hj Ahmad Tarmizi B Hj Puteh and Another

Date: 21 November 2018; Court: Federal Court; Citation: [2018] MYFC 31; Source: Federal Court Registry

Yogananthy A/P A S Thambaiya v Idris Bin Osman

Date: 30 November 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 406; Source: Federal Court Registry

Cosmetic Company fined for Possession of Fake Lip Balm

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 (Bernama) - A company selling cosmetic products was fined RM5,000 by the Sessions Court here today for having 245 units of fake Vaseline lip balm at its premises last year.
Date: 16 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Mega Mayang M & E Sdn Bhd v Utama Lodge Sdn Bhd and Another Appeal

Contract - Interpretation and application of section 71 of the Contracts Act 1950

Date: 04 October 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 329; Source: Federal Court Registry

Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Price Marking of Price-Controlled Goods) (No. 3) Order 2018

This Order has effect for the period from 3 November 2018 to 9 November 2018.
Date: 02 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 285 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Direct Sales (Compounding of Offences) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 02 November 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 281 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Bill of the Hire-Purchase (Amendment) Act 2018

This Bill seeks to amend the Hire-Purchase Act 1967.
Date: 17 October 2018; Type: Federal Bill; Citation: DR 19 of 2018; Source: Parliament

Strategic Trade (Strategic Items) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 31 October 2018.
Date: 15 October 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 263 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Barter System in Sabah to start on January 1 - Mohd Shafie

KOTA KINABALU, Oct 9 (Bernama) - Barter trade between Sabah and the neighbouring countries which was halted due to security reason will resume operation on January 1 2019.
Date: 09 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court grants Appointment of Central Broker, Appraiser to sell Equanimity

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 5 (Bernama) - The Admiralty Court here today granted an application by the government to appoint a central broker and an international appraiser to handle the sale of the luxury superyacht 'Equanimity', which purportedly belongs to fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low.
Date: 05 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ban on Sale of Sri Saga Juice Products

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 24 (Bernama) - The Health Ministry has ordered an immediate ban on the sale of Al Sunnah Juice, Al Sunnah Gold Juice and Penawar Juice marketed by Sri Saga Marketing S/B company as the products could be detrimental to health.
Date: 24 September 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Kerajaan Malaysia v Global Globe (M) Sdn Bhd

Contracts & commercial – Contract – Provision for extension of time to complete the contract – Construction of the contractual clause that provides for extension of time – Refusal to grant a third extension of time – Termination of contract – Whether the Certificate of Non-Completion validly issued – ...

Date: 03 September 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 297; Source: Federal Court Registry

Yeoh Thiam Soon v Chan Weng Sang and 5 Others

Contracts & commercial – Sale and purchase agreement – Extended completion period clause to discharge a charge in favour a bank subject to payment of interest for the extended time – Further extension of time – Whether further extension granted – Whether further extension of time granted subjected to payment of ...

Date: 30 August 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 296; Source: Federal Court Registry

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Complaint Boxes for Iskandar Puteri Schools to tackle Crimes

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Iskandar Puteri District police have suggested for the district’s schools to provide boxes for information or complaints to tackle various crimes involving students.

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Tax Amnesty Programme aims to reduce People's Burden, says IRB

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) is a clear indication of the government's desire to reduce the burden of the people through taxation, Inland Revenue Board (IRB) chief executive officer Datuk Seri Sabin Samitah said.

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Tengku Abdullah to be proclaimed as New Sultan of Pahang on January 15

PEKAN, Jan 12 (Bernama) - The Regent of Pahang Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah will be proclaimed as the sixth Sultan of Pahang, succeeding Sultan Ahmad Shah, on Jan 15.

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Judges, Judicial Officers receive DoJ Training not due to High Profile Cases - CJ

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum explained that the training of Malaysian judges and judicial officers by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) was not due to the high profile money laundering cases, such as the ones involving former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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Adapt Technology and Work from anywhere, CJ tells Lawyers

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - With the tagline ‘Now Anywhere Can Work’, lawyers can now deal with their cases from anywhere through the use of technology introduced by the judiciary in order to have an efficient court system, said Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today.

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Malaysian Bar will continue to voice Concerns over use of Oppressive Laws - President

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Bar will continue to voice its concerns on the continued use of oppressive laws, said its president George Varughese.

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Full Force of the Law to be applied to Wrongdoers, says AG

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said today the full force of the law would be applied to wrongdoers.

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Matrade appoints Halim Mohamad as Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 (Bernama) - Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has appointed Tan Sri Halim Mohammad as its seventh chairman, effective Jan 1, 2019.

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Rizal granted Permission to transfer Corruption Case to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 (Bernama) - The case of former special officer to the former Prime Minister, Datuk Rizal Mansor, who faces four corruption charges involving a solar hybrid system project for rural schools in Sarawak will be heard in the High Court.

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Kamis Samin is new Chief Administrator of Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - Prime Minister’s Department Ceremonial and International Conference Secretariat Division secretary Datuk Kamis Samin has been appointed as the new Chief Administrator of Parliament, effective today.

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Ku Nan's Case to be tried in High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - The case of former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, who is facing two charges of receiving bribes totalling RM3 million, over the approval of an application by a company to raise the development related ratio in Jalan Semarak Kuala Lumpur, will be tried in the High Court.

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No Bail for former Goldman Sachs Banker Roger Ng

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - Former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng will remain in prison after the Sessions Court here today dismissed his application to be released on bail pending his extradition proceedings to the United States to face three criminal charges relating to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

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SC appoints Ong as Executive Director effective January 4

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has appointed Ong Liang Heng as executive director in the chairman's office, effective Jan 4.

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Tourism Tax Revenue to be distributed to State Governments in Q1 - Lim

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 (Bernama) - The federal government will distribute the 50 per cent tourism tax revenue to state governments in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.

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12 Ministries get New Secretaries-General

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 (Bernama) - Twelve ministries are getting new secretaries-general, said the Chief Secretary to the Government, Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Bakar.

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