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Asean Law Alert

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14 Nov 2017
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Two Contractors acquitted of accepting RM135,000 Bribe
ALOR SETAR, Nov 12 (Bernama) - Two contractors were acquitted by the Special Court for Corruption here today, on three counts of receiving and abetting in bribes amounting to RM135,000 on ST15 grade rice quota in 2014.
MALAYSIAGENERALNEWS
Cabinet Committee on empowering Malay Language to be formed
JITRA, Nov 12 (Bernama) - A Cabinet committee on empowering Malay language usage chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will be set up in two or three weeks.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Policeman jailed 20 Months, fined RM20,000 for accepting Bribe
ALOR SETAR, Nov 12 (Bernama) - A policeman was sentenced to 20 months' jail and fined RM20,000 by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Special Court here today, when he was found guilty on two counts of accepting a RM200 bribe in 2015.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Single Mother gets 75 Years for prostituting Daughters
JOHOR BAHRU, Nov 13 (Bernama) - A 39-year-old single mother was sentenced to 75 years in jail by the Sessions Court here today after pleading guilty to 10 charges of selling her two daughters aged 13 and 10 years into prostitution.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Court enhances Punishment on Woman who caused Stepdaughter's Death
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 13 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal today increased the jail sentence of a female production operator to 15 years for causing the death of her four-year old stepdaughter.
MALAYSIACORPORATE & COMMERCIALNEWS
IRB: 10 Companies, Six Individuals declared Bankrupt
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 (Bernama) - Ten companies and six individuals were declared bankrupt after failing to settle RM7 million in arrears to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB).
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Lorry Owner, Driver get Jail, Fine for trying to bribe RTD Officer
IPOH, Nov 13 (Bernama) - An owner and driver of a lorry were sentenced to seven days' jail and a fine of RM10,000 each by the Sessions Court here today for attempting to bribe a Road Transport Department (RTD) enforcement assistant, three years ago.
MALAYSIAGENERALNEWS
Dewan Rakyat passes Supply Bill 2018 at Policy Stage
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 (Bernama) - The Dewan Rakyat today passed the Supply Bill 2018 at the policy stage after securing a majority bloc division vote from among the MPs.
MALAYSIAGENERALNEWS
Parliament: State Governments should follow SOP to avoid Man-Made Disasters - Noh
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 (Bernama) - State governments and the local authorities must ensure that all development projects follow the guidelines set to avoid untoward incidents like the recent landslide in Lembah Permai, Tanjung Bungah, Penang, which took 11 lives.
MALAYSIAGENERALJUDGMENTS
The State Government of Sarawak and Another v Empiyu Anak Asan and 40 Others
Date: 01 Nov 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. Q-01-19-01/2014; Source: Federal Court Registry
MALAYSIACORPORATE & COMMERCIALLEGISLATION
Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) (No. 31) Order 2017
This Order comes into operation on 2 November 2017.
MALAYSIAGENERALJUDGMENTS
Ranggong Ak Jenau and 11 Others v BLD Resources Sdn Bhd and 2 Others and Another Appeal
Date: 27 Oct 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. Q-01-408-12/2013 & Q-02-2575-11/2013; Source: Federal Court Registry
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWJUDGMENTS
Norol Rojik Bin Jun v Public Prosecutor
Date: 31 Oct 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Criminal Appeal No. S-05(SH)-123-03/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWJUDGMENTS
Nethasan A/L Krishnan v Public Prosecutor
Date: 24 Oct 2017; Court: High Court of Malaya; Citation: Criminal Appeal No. 42H-06-03/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT LAWJUDGMENTS
Kunasegaran S/O Govindasamy v Air India
Date: 26 Oct 2017; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1530 of 2017; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT LAWJUDGMENTS
Tay Chuan Chan v United Malacca Berhad
Date: 27 Oct 2017; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1537 of 2017; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAGENERALJUDGMENTS
Supramaniam A/L Kasia Pillai v Subramaniam A/L Manickam
Date: 06 Oct 2017; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. P-02(NCVC)(W)-1165-06/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry
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