malaysia - General & Misc

Sumathy A/P Subramaniam v Subramaniam A/L Gunasegaran and Another Appeal

Date: 20 June 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. W-03(IM)(NCC)-56-07/2016 & W-03(IM)(NCC)-65-07/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry

Date of Coming into Operation of the Animal Welfare Act 2015

Date: 22 June 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 329 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Court strikes out Jamal's Suit against Selangor Government

KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here today struck out a suit filed by Sungai Besar UMNO division leader Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos against the Selangor government and two others over a seal order and demolition of part of his resort in Sekinchan last year.
Date: 22 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Courts (Modes of Commencement of Civil Actions) Act 2017

An Act to provide for the treatment of modes of commencement in pending civil actions and standardisation of modes of commencement of civil actions.
Date: 21 June 2017; Type: Federal Act; Citation: Act 790 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

DoJ must prove latest Allegations in a Court of Law - Liow

KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 (Bernama) - The United States' Department of Justice (DoJ) must prove its latest allegations relating to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) in a competent court of law, otherwise it will remain inconclusive, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.
Date: 20 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Legal Aid Services only for Target Groups - Azalina

BANGI, June 20 (Bernama) - The legal services provided by the Legal Aid Department (LAD) are meant for the target groups such as recipients of 1Malaysia People's Aid and e-Kasih.
Date: 20 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Poisons (Amendment of Poisons List) (No. 3) Order 2017

This order may be cited as the Poisons (Amendment of Poisons List) (No. 3) Order 2017.
Date: 20 June 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 181 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

WTK Service & Warehousing Sdn Bhd v Medan Mestika Sdn Bhd

Date: 25 April 2017; Court: High Court of Sabah & Sarawak; Citation: Suit No. SBW-22NCvC-14/8-2016 (HC); Source: High Court of Sabah and Sarawak

Bar Council Malaysia v Sarjit Kaur D/O Tharam Singh

Date: 15 June 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. A-02(A)-965-05/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry

Poisons (Amendment of Third Schedule) Order 2017

This order may be cited as the Poisons (Amendment of Third Schedule) Order 2017.
Date: 19 June 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 180 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Perlis Traders praised for complying with KPDNKK Regulations

KANGAR, June 19 (Bernama) - Perlis recorded only 16 cases of traders who violated the Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act 2011, according to the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK).
Date: 19 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

EC revokes Pujut By-Election in Sarawak

PUTRAJAYA, June 19 (Bernama) - Election Commission (EC) chairman Datuk Seri Mohd Hashim Abdullah said the Pujut by-election in Sarawak has been revoked.
Date: 19 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Shahizul Helmi Bin Sharani @ Rohan v Angkatan Tentera Malaysia and 2 Others

Date: 14 June 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. W-01(IM)(NCVC)-334-08/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry

Parents, Guardians exploiting Children can lose Custody Rights - Rohani

ALOR SETAR, June 16 (Bernama) - Parents and guardians who exploit their children for self-interest such as seeking revenge can lose their custody rights, said Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim.
Date: 16 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Lee Heng Yau v Pacific Trustees Berhad and 9 Others

Date: 09 June 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. B-02(A)-2309-12/2016 ; Source: Federal Court Registry

Drones banned at Sea Games Locations in Langkawi - Police

LANGKAWI, June 14 (Bernama) - All types of drones are banned at locations where the 29th SEA Games sailing events are held said Kedah Police chief Datuk Asri Yusoff today.
Date: 14 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Tenaga Nasional Berhad v Bukit Lenang Development Sdn Bhd

Date: 09 June 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. J-02-2091-2011; Source: Federal Court Registry

Elizabeth Lo Lee Yee v Lo Lee Mui

Date: 24 May 2017; Court: High Court of Sabah & Sarawak; Citation: Civil Suit No. BKI-22NCvC-74/6-2016; Source: High Court of Sabah and Sarawak

KK Dinamik Sdn Bhd v Apex Energy Sdn Bhd and Another

Date: 19 May 2017; Court: High Court of Sabah & Sarawak; Citation: Civil Suit No. BKI-22NCvC-44/6-2014; Source: High Court of Sabah and Sarawak

AKSEM to be given Own Authority - Director-General

CHUPING, June11 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Border Security Agency (AKSEM) will be given its own authority to enforce laws, says its director-general Datuk Mohamad Ismail.
Date: 11 June 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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Amended Code did not affect Conflict of Interest - Witness

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 18 (Bernama) - The Code of Ethics for Administration Members and Members of Parliament was amended by the Cabinet in 2013 but did not affect the conflict of interest provision, according to a Cabinet former deputy secretary-general (Constitution and Communication).

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Court urges Johor PTG to meet Orang Asli to settle Compensation Issue

JOHOR BAHRU, Jun 18 (Bernama) - The High Court here today encouraged the state Land and Mines Office (PTG) to engage in discussions with the Seletar tribe Orang Asli of Kuala Masai with the aim of settling compensation due as a result of wrongful acquisition of their land in Stulang Laut.

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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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