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Rights Of Both Parties In A Tenancy Agreement

A tenancy agreement is an agreement entered between the owner of a property (the landlord) and an individual/ company (the tenant) where the landlord agrees to rent out the property to the tenant for a sum of money. During the tenancy period, what are the rights accorded to both parties? In this article, we will…
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October 25, 2020 0

Land Law 101 – The Bidders and Purchasers War

What happens when two parties purchased the same property? Whose claim is stronger? Specifically and for example: a purchaser purchases a property from a property developer. At the same time, a bidder successfully bid for the property via an auction. In such a situation, who has rights/ claims over the property? This issue was dealt…
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July 24, 2020 0

Covid-19: Discharging Your Legal Obligations Under A Tenancy Agreement. Yay or Nay?

Let’s cut the chase and dive right in: In lieu of what is happening right now (Covid-19 Pandemic), can a tenant decide to not pay rent to his landlord? In this article, we will briefly look at two legal principles that a tenant might be able to rely upon to do so. Is there a…
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June 17, 2020 0

Land Law: Temporary Occupational Licence

A brief introduction on Temporary Occupational Licence (TOL) These are licences granted by the Malaysian state authorities (in accordance with the Malaysian National Land Code) to individuals or companies to occupy certain lands within the Peninsular Malaysia, such as state land, mining land and reserved land which are currently not being used by the states…
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May 14, 2020 0

Getting Sued By Your Condo Management

In one of our previous article, we briefly talk about how (if you are staying in a condo) you can sue you condo management if your condo is left in a state of disrepair. Today, we will be discussing just the opposite i.e. whether your condo management can bring legal action against you. The short…
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April 17, 2020 0

Redress For Late Delivery Against Subsequent Developer – Can It Be Done?

Can a purchaser seek damages from a subsequent developer for the late delivery of their property? To find out more, let us briefly look at the case of Woolley Development Sdn Bhd v Tiara Contours Construction Sdn Bhd and see what the Court of Appeal has to say about this matter. Brief facts Cherating Development…
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January 20, 2020 0