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Case Study – A Brief Overview Of Kong Chee Wai & Satu Lagi v Pengarah Tanah Dan Galian Perak & Yang Lain dan Satu Lagi Kes

Brief facts of the case Chee Wai and the rest of the plaintiffs in this case (totaling 143 of them including Chee Wai) are a group of orang asli from the Semai tribe from Kampung Kuala Senta, Perak. The defendants, in this case, are the Land Office of Perak, Perak State Government, and Bionest Corporation…
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October 31, 2021 0

Case Study – From The Tempered Date Vs The Date Of Discovery

When does the limitation period start to run for a meter tampering case? Is it when TNB discovers that a company/ individual has tampered with their electrical meter or when, for example, the company/ individual denies liability? This matter was discussed in multiple cases. We will briefly look at this issue, based on the recent…
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October 31, 2021 0

Case Study – A Brief Overview Of Eddy Salim & Ors v Iskandar Regional Development Authority & Ors

Brief facts of the case The plaintiffs, in this case, were a group of orang asli (Eddy Salim being one of them) who were in a land dispute with Iskandar Regional Development. They alleged that Iskandar Regional Development trespassed onto their native customary land while doing reclamation work for development purposes (mix development project). However,…
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October 31, 2021 0

Received A Subpoena And Don’t Know What To Do With It? A 101 Guide To Your Dilemma

What is a subpoena? What do you do when you receive one? Can you avoid/  ignore it? A brief introduction to subpoena A subpoena (known as subpoena duces tecum in Latin) is a court document:  That compels the attendance of the individual or certain individual of a company in court to testify as a witness;…
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September 30, 2021 0

Can properties held under trust be seized under AMLA?

FYI, a  public prosecutor can order the seizing of properties of a person that is charged under AMLA. However, can they seize properties that are under trust? If the answer is yes, under what condition can they do so? Let’s briefly have a look at the Court of Appeal case of Tetuan Khana & Co…
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May 29, 2021 0

How To File Your Tax

Filling your tax, especially for first-timers, can be a daunting task. Therefore, we have decided to share a  brief guide on how to file your income tax to assist you in this matter. Who needs to file for income tax? Individuals whose total annual income (after EPF deduction) is RM34,000.00 and above; Individuals who earns…
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December 31, 2020 0

A Quick Guide On Debt Recovery

What is debt recovery? In legal terms, it is a process that allows you (as a creditor) to recover the debts that are owed to you (legally) by individuals or companies (“debtors”) arising from a breach of contract for service, contract for sale and purchase, loan agreement, etc.   PRELIMINARIES If your debtor is an…
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November 23, 2020 0

A Quick Introduction To Consumer Tribunal

What is a consumer tribunal? The Tribunal for Consumer Claims or the Tribunal Tuntutan Pengguna Malaysia (the “Tribunal”), an independent body established under the Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”) and operates under the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-Operatives and Consumerism, is a tribunal that is established to provide an alternate means for consumers to file…
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November 23, 2020 0

What is Retrenchment, Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS) and Mutual Separation Scheme (MSS)

In this article, we will briefly discuss the ways in which an employee can be laid off, namely, retrenchment, voluntary separation scheme (VSS), and mutual separation scheme (mss). Retrenchment  Retrenchment occurs when a company discharges surplus labour or staff. It can be done in six situations (as shown in section 12(3) of the Employment Act),…
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November 12, 2020 0

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