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Coroner's Court rules Mohamad Thaqif Amin died of Complications from Leptospirosis

JOHOR BAHRU, Mar 21 (Bernama) - The Coroner's Court here today ruled that the death of a tahfiz religious school pupil in Kota Tinggi, Mohamad Thaqif Amin Mohd Gaddafi, 11, on April 26, 2017, was due to complications associated with leptospirosis (rat urine disease).
Date: 21 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

HRM plans to set up Industrial Appeals Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 21 (Bernama) - The Human Resources Ministry is planning to set up an Appeals Court for the Industrial Court in line with the amendment to the Industrial Relations Act 1967.
Date: 21 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court strikes out UMNO's Suit to claim back RM116.7 Million seized in Raids

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 21 (Bernama) - The Royal Malaysia Police and the Government of Malaysia today succeeded in striking out the suit filed by UMNO to have RM116.7 million impounded by the police during last year’s raids on Pavilion Residences here, to be returned to the party.
Date: 21 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Najib's SRC Trial put on hold pending Appeal to Federal Court

PUTRAJAYA, March 21 (Bernama) - The former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s corruption trial involving RM42 million from SRC International Sdn Bhd funds will not proceed just yet.
Date: 21 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Malanjum keeping Mum about his Successor

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 20 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, who is due for compulsory retirement in April only smiled broadly and chose to remain secretive when asked about his successor.
Date: 20 March 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Appeals Court strikes out Streram's Misfeasance in Public Office Lawsuit

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 20 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal today struck out a Pakatan Harapan election candidate’s misfeasance in public office lawsuit against a former returning officer and the Election Commission (EC).
Date: 20 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Special Court on Corruption formed to concentrate on Such Cases

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 19 (Bernama) - A special court on corruption was proposed to ensure that such cases were given the time and emphasis by the courts, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the Special Cabinet Committee On Anti-Corruption (JKKMAR) which met today decided on the formation of the special court because hearings on corru ...
Date: 19 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

MP Noh Omar expelled from Dewan Rakyat for Three Days

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 19 (Bernama) - Tanjung Karang MP Tan Sri Noh Omar has been expelled from the Dewan Rakyat for three days from today.
Date: 19 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Offensive Language : Security Guard ordered to pay 'Sogit' to Madius

TUARAN, Mar 17 (Bernama) - A security guard was imposed a ‘sogit’ or traditional compensation, for using offensive language against Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau last year.
Date: 17 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Rosmah's Graft Case transferred to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 15 (Bernama) - The High Court here today allowed the prosecution's application to transfer from the Sessions Court to the High Court the case involving two graft charges filed against Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, who is the wife of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
Date: 15 March 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

71-Year-Old Prisoner gets another 26 Months' Jail for Money Laundering

SHAH ALAM, March 14 (Bernama) - A 71-year-old man, currently serving a five-year jail sentence, which ends in May 2021, for cheating, will remain in prison for another 26 months after that for two counts of money-laundering.
Date: 14 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

SC to facilitate Greater Investor Inclusiveness

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - Opening local corporate bonds and sukuk to retail investors who meet the requirements set are among the steps taken by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) to promote investors inclusiveness in the local market.
Date: 14 March 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

SC aims Further Expansion of Islamic Capital Market, says Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission (SC), the regulatory body of the capital market, aim to foster growth that is premised on long-term value creation by intensifying efforts to further expand the Islamic capital market as well as the closely-linked sustainable finance segment.
Date: 14 March 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Dewan Rakyat Speaker rules no-go for Statements without Solid Evidence

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 (Bernama) - The Dewan Rakyat will not allow for discussion any statement put forward based on news and social media reports without solid evidence, Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said today.
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Lawyer fails to set aside Leave obtained by AG to institute Committal Proceedings

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 13 (Bernama) - Lawyer Arunachalam Kasi failed to set aside the leave obtained by Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas to institute committal proceedings against him (Arunachalam) for having allegedly criticised the proceedings and decision of a court case.
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

CJ seeks to remove Parts of Hamid Sultan's Affidavit

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today filed an application to remove parts of the supporting affidavit filed Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer in the lawsuit by the late Karpal Singh’s daughter, claiming that it was outrageous, insulting and an attack to the Judiciary.
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Court strikes out Suit by Synergy Promenade against Former Muar MP

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 (Bernama) - The High Court here today allowed an application by former Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Razali Ibrahim to strike out a RM100 million defamation suit filed by Synergy Promenade Sdn Bhd (SPSB) over his statement on the company's involvement in the Kuala Lumpur Vertical City Proje ...
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Up to PM to shortlist Candidates for CJ's Post - Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 12 (Bernama) - The Law Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that he has no information about the candidates shortlisted to be appointed as the new Chief Justice to replace Tan Sri Richard Malanjum who will retire from the post next month.
Date: 12 March 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Sabah helps Children without Documents through Legalization Program

KOTA KINABALU, Mar 12 (Bernama) - Children born in Sabah and categorised as foreigners even though one of their parents were local residents, will be given aid through a legalisation programme which will ensure a better future for them.
Date: 12 March 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Najib seeks Court Directive on gag Order against Media, Public

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 11 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants a court directive to inform members of the public and media on what can and cannot be discussed and published pertaining to his criminal case involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds, the Court of Appeal heard.
Date: 11 March 2019; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

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Malanjum keeping Mum about his Successor

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 20 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, who is due for compulsory retirement in April only smiled broadly and chose to remain secretive when asked about his successor.

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MP Noh Omar expelled from Dewan Rakyat for Three Days

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 19 (Bernama) - Tanjung Karang MP Tan Sri Noh Omar has been expelled from the Dewan Rakyat for three days from today.

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Selangor wants tougher Environmental Laws

SHAH ALAM, Mar 17 (Bernama) - The Selangor government wants to enforce more stringent laws to address issues related to environmental pollution in the state, said Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari.

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Rosmah's Graft Case transferred to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 15 (Bernama) - The High Court here today allowed the prosecution's application to transfer from the Sessions Court to the High Court the case involving two graft charges filed against Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, who is the wife of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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SC to facilitate Greater Investor Inclusiveness

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - Opening local corporate bonds and sukuk to retail investors who meet the requirements set are among the steps taken by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) to promote investors inclusiveness in the local market.

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INDUSTRY UPDATES

SC aims Further Expansion of Islamic Capital Market, says Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission (SC), the regulatory body of the capital market, aim to foster growth that is premised on long-term value creation by intensifying efforts to further expand the Islamic capital market as well as the closely-linked sustainable finance segment.

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INDUSTRY UPDATES

CJ seeks to remove Parts of Hamid Sultan's Affidavit

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today filed an application to remove parts of the supporting affidavit filed Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer in the lawsuit by the late Karpal Singh’s daughter, claiming that it was outrageous, insulting and an attack to the Judiciary.

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Up to PM to shortlist Candidates for CJ's Post - Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 12 (Bernama) - The Law Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that he has no information about the candidates shortlisted to be appointed as the new Chief Justice to replace Tan Sri Richard Malanjum who will retire from the post next month.

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Sabah helps Children without Documents through Legalization Program

KOTA KINABALU, Mar 12 (Bernama) - Children born in Sabah and categorised as foreigners even though one of their parents were local residents, will be given aid through a legalisation programme which will ensure a better future for them.

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National Income Tax still Competitive

KUALA LUMPUR, March 11(Bernama) - The income tax in this country is still competitive compared to other nations.

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Najib seeks Court Directive on gag Order against Media, Public

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 11 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants a court directive to inform members of the public and media on what can and cannot be discussed and published pertaining to his criminal case involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds, the Court of Appeal heard.

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King's Inaugural Speech at First Meeting of Second Term of 14th Parliament draws Attention

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 11 (Bernama) - The first meeting of the second term of Parliament begins today which will be aired live via television and live stream.

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Dewan Rakyat : Proposal to restore Sabah, Sarawak's Status to be Main Focus

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 9 (Bernama) - The proposal to restore the original status of Sabah and Sarawak as enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is expected to be the focus of the first meeting of the second session of the 14th Parliament which opens Monday.

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Appeals Court to wait for Federal Court Decision to hear Puncak Niaga's Appeal

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 8 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal today postponed hearing of an appeal by Puncak Niaga Holdings Bhd to reinstate its RM13.5 billion lawsuit against two former Selangor menteris besar and the Selangor government over the restructuring of the state water industry.

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Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid New Auditor-General

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 8 (Bernama) - Datuk Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid, the Economic Affairs Ministry secretary-general, is the new auditor-general.

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