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Two Companies plead Guilty to negligence

IPOH, Jun 3 (Bernama) - Two construction companies were charged at the Sessions Court here today with negligence, which resulted in accidents involving their respective employees last year. Teoh Kim Kuan as the director of Tunas Gemilang TKK Enterprise, while Ng Wai Choo who is the director of Syarikat WIM Automation Jig & Moulding Sdn Bhd ...
Date: 03 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ong Kwong Yew and 6 Others v Ong Ching Chee and 4 Others, and 18 Other Appeals

Date: 11 December 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Rayuan Sivil Nos. B-02(IM)-2135-10/2017, B-02(IM)-2259-11/2017, B-02(IM)-2325-11/2017, B-02(IM)-2326-11/2017, B-02(IM)-2327-11/2017, B-02(IM)-2328-11/2017, B-02(IM)-2329-11/2017, B-02(IM)-2330-11/2017, B-02(IM)-2331-11/2017, B-02(IM)-2422-11/2017, B-02(IM)-2562-12/2017, B-02(IM)-2563-12/2017, B-02(IM)-2564-12/2017, B-02(IM)-2565-12/2017, B-02(IM)-2566-12/2017, B-02(IM)(NCC)-2133-10/2017, B-02(IM)(NCC)-2134-10/2017, B-02(A)-907-04/2018 & B-02(A)-908-04/2018; Source: Federal Court Registry

Entrepreneurship Framework to be launched in July

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 8 (Bernama) - The National Entrepreneurship Framework (NEF), which the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development began developing in late 2018, is expected to be launched by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in July, says SME Corporation Malaysia (SME Corp).
Date: 08 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Government does not intend to amend Bankruptcy Act

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 (Bernama) - The government has no intention to amend the provisions under Section 60 (1) of the Bankruptcy Act (Amendment) 2017 (Act 1534).
Date: 04 April 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

SSM Management Sdn Bhd v Aeon Big (M) Sdn Bhd

Date: 12 February 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. W-02(NCC)(A)-1328-07/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

Merais Sdn Bhd v Lai King Lung and Another

Date: 13 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. B-02(NCvC)(W)-3-01/2018; Source: Federal Court Registry

Companies (Practising Certificate for Secretaries) Regulations 2019

These Regulations come into operation on 15 March 2019.
Date: 14 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 76 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Companies (Exemption) (No. 2) Order 2019

This is to notify that Ernst & Young's appointment as a company auditor for the companies listed in the Schedule is exempted from the provisions of the Companies Act 2016, subject to the certain conditions.
Date: 14 March 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 75 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Companies (Exemption) Order 2019

This is to notify that the Minister exempts PricewaterhouseCoopers PLT from the application of the Companies Act 2016, subject to certain conditions.
Date: 22 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 48 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Co-operative Societies (Assumption of Control) (Appointment) Order 2019

This Order is to appoint Basuini bin Ali to assume control of the day to day affairs of the Koperasi Automobil Kuching Sarawak Berhad with effect from 14 September 2018 to 13 September 2020.
Date: 22 February 2019; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 50 of 2019; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad v Wellcom Communications (NS) Sdn Bhd and Another

Date: 13 February 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 489; Source: Federal Court Registry

Tuan Mat Bin Tuan Ismail v Tan Ah Hin and 4 Others

Date: 07 February 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 482; Source: Federal Court Registry

Shencourt Sdn Bhd v Shencourt Properties Sdn Bhd

Date: 18 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 460; Source: Federal Court Registry

Waris Selesa Sdn Bhd v Tradelift Indopalm Industries Sdn Bhd and Another Appeal

Date: 07 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 443; Source: Federal Court Registry

Guidelines for Corporate Rescue Mechanism under Division 8 Part III of the Companies Act 2016

This is to notify the general requirements relating to Corporate Voluntary Arrangement and Judicial Management under Division 8 Part III of the Companies Act 2016, the Companies (Corporate Rescue Mechanism) Rules 2018 and Practice Directive No. 4/2018.
Date: 05 December 2018; Type: Guideline; Source: Companies Commission

Promotion of Investments (Exclusion of Income for MSC Status Company) Regulations 2018

This is to notify that Paragraph 3(1)(a) of the Promotion of Investments (Exclusion of Income for MSC Status Company) Regulations 2018, is deemed to have come into operation on 1 July 2018.
Date: 26 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 332 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Promotion of Investments (Determination of Assets under Section 29B in Respect of MSC Status Companies) (Revocation) Order 2018

This Order comes into operation on 1 January 2019.
Date: 26 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 335 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Promotion of Investments (Promoted Activities and Promoted Products for High Technology Companies) (Amendment) Order 2018

This Order is deemed to have come into operation on 1 July 2018.
Date: 26 December 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 336 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Wendy Tan Lee and 3 Others v Ng Hoo Kui and Another

Date: 19 December 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 432; Source: Federal Court Registry

Chi Chao-Ton Tony and 2 Others v Repute Ventures Sdn Bhd

Date: 21 December 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 425; Source: Federal Court Registry

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Ex-CJ speaks out against Lawyers' Tendency to seek Postponements

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 16 (Bernama) - Former Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi has spoken out against the tendency by certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.

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RCI on Judicial Misconduct is what People Want - Dr Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, Jun 5 (Bernama) - The government agreed to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on judicial misconduct because this is what the people want, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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Complaints via Whatsapp: RTD issues More than 200 Notices

KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 (Bernama) - More than 200 notices have been issued by the Road Transport Department (RTD) as result of consumer complaints via the Whatsapp application during the three days enforcement operation, in conjunction with Adilfitri, which began on May 29.

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Online Trader benefits from Industrial Revolution 4.0

KOTA BHARU, Jun 2 (Bernama) - The Industry Revolution 4.0, which is occurring all over the world, has given huge benefit to online traders in marketing their products to consumers.

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Mohd Roze Shaari is New Intelligence/Operations Deputy Director

KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 (Bernama) - Bukit Aman's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has a new Intelligence/Operations deputy director.

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Give Mandatory Counselling, Community Service Sessions to Road Bullies - MCPF

KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) has suggested that compulsory counselling and community service sessions be meted out to individuals detained for dangerous driving and road rage.

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Samirah allowed to be released on RM500,000 Bail pending Trial

PUTRAJAYA, May 28 (Bernama) - The Federal Court today allowed Samirah Muzaffar, the wife of the late Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan to be released on bail of RM500,000 with two sureties pending her murder trial.

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Adib Inquest: Lawyer withdraws

SHAH ALAM, May 27 (Bernama) - The lawyer who represented the Housing and Local Government Ministry, Fire and Rescue Department and family of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in the inquest into the latter's death withdrew from the case today.

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Sabah Syariah Court Complex 45 percent completed, ready by May 2020

KOTA KINABALU, May 27 (Bernama) - The new Kota Kinabalu Syariah Court Complex is 45 percent completed and is expected to be fully operational by May 2020, said Deputy Secretary-General (Senior) in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Hasnol Zam Zam Ahmad.

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18 Items listed under Festive Season Price Control Scheme for Aidilfitri, Gawai

KUCHING, May 22 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs has listed 18 items under the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) in conjunction with Aidilfitri and 14 items for Gawai Dayak which will be celebrated in June.

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Phone Call not from Officer or Staff of Penang Courts - Chief Registrar's Office

PUTRAJAYA, May 21 (Bernama) - The Federal Court Chief Registrar’s Office (PKPMP) has denied an individual’s claim about receiving a phone call from an officer or employee of the Penang courts.

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No Freeze in Intake of Foreign Workers - Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) - The Human Resources Ministry has clarified that there is no freeze in the recruitment of foreign workers although many applications to bring in workers have been rejected for non-compliance with the law.

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Actions against those who tarnish Judiciary's Image, Dignity, says CJ

PUTRAJAYA, May 17 (Bernama) - Actions will be taken against those who tarnish the judiciary's image and dignity, says Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.

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Right Decisions only Way for Judiciary to recover Glory - Attorney General

PUTRAJAYA, May 17 (Bernama) - Attorney-General Tommy Thomas says judges must always endeavour to make the right decisions, without fear or favour, and regardless of the personality of the party or the accused before them.

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Transport Ministry makes it More Flexible for e-hailing Drivers to obtain PSV Licence

KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Transport is willing to make it easier for e-hailing drivers to clock in the six hours of course time to obtain a Public Transport Vehicle (PSV) licence.

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