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MALAYSIAGENERALNEWS
Dual Citizenship Holders will lose Malaysian Citizenship - Zahid
JOHOR BAHRU, May 16 (Bernama) - A Malaysian will automatically lose his Malaysian citizenship if he is found to have dual citizenship, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
MALAYSIAGENERALNEWS
Juanda suggests Provisions under Sarawak Islamic Laws be revised
KUCHING, May 16 (Bernama) - Backbencher Datuk Dr Juanda Jaya (BN-Jemoreng) has proposed that the government revise several provisions under the Sarawak State Islamic Family Law Ordinance to curb the manipulation of children from the legal and religious aspects.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Factory Technician jailed Seven Years for supporting Terrorism
KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 (Bernama) - A steel factory technician was sentenced to seven years imprisonment by the High Court today after he pleaded guilty to two charges to giving support to a terrorist group and supported terrorist act involving the use of explosives.
MALAYSIAGENERALNEWS
Judge recuses Herself from hearing Azmin's Bid to challenge Auditor-General's Decision
KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 (Bernama) - High Court Judge Datin Azizah Nawawi today recused herself from hearing the judicial review application filed by Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali to challenge the decision to classify the Auditor-General's Report on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) as an official secret.
MALAYSIAGENERALNEWS
New Law needed for IBS - Rahman Dahlan
SHAH ALAM, May 16 (Bernama) - New legislation is needed to make it compulsory for the construction industry to use the industrialised building system (IBS) which reduces the country's dependency on foreign workers drastically, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan.
MALAYSIADISPUTE RESOLUTIONJUDGMENTS
Bodco Engineering and Construction Sdn Bhd v Tribunal for Housing Purchaser Claims and 2 Others
Date: 09 May 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. Q-01-172-05/2014; Source: Federal Court Registry
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWLEGISLATION
Exemption under Subsection 2A(2) of the Moneylenders Act
Date: 15 May 2017; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 254 of 2017; Source: AGC Federal Gazette
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWJUDGMENTS
Pendakwa Raya v Syahrani Bin Ishak (Malay)
Date: 12 May 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Criminal Appeal No. B-05(LB)-332-12/2015; Source: Federal Court Registry
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWJUDGMENTS
Mostafa Lesanibaroogh Ebrahim and Another v Pendakwa Raya
Date: 27 Apr 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Criminal Appeal No. B-05(M)-92-02/2016(IRN) & B-05(M)-94-02/2016(IRN); Source: Federal Court Registry
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT LAWJUDGMENTS
Sebastian Matthias Boehme v Siemens Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Date: 08 May 2017; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 667 of 2017; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT LAWJUDGMENTS
Jesu Nathan A/L Pakri v UAC Berhad (Malay)
Date: 09 May 2017; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 673 of 2017; Source: Industrial Court
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