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Asean Law Alert by Asean LIP
22 May 2018
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
GST, SST, Fuel, Toll among CEP Topics Next Week
KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) - The Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) is expected to further discuss the fuel subsidy, Goods and Services Tax, Sales and Services Tax and the abolition of road tolls in a series of meetings to be held next week, says Tun Daim Zainuddin.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Two Friends get Jail, Whipping for robbing Grabcar Driver
KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Bernama) - Two friends were each sentenced to four years' jail and three strokes of the rotan, by the Sessions Court here today, for robbing a Grabcar driver two months ago.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Bribery: Two Years' Jail, RM25,000 Fine for Cops
SHAH ALAM, May 21 (Bernama) - Two police personnel and one retired policeman were each sentenced to two years' jail and RM25,000 fiine by the Sessions Court here today, after being found guilty of accepting a bribe of RM5,000, three years ago.
MALAYSIALITIGATION & COURT PROCEDURENEWS
CBT: Court rejects Prosecution's Request to recall Witness
KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court today dismissed an application by the prosecution in the case of two former Felda senior officers charged with two counts of criminal breach of trust (CBT) and abetment involving over RM47 million, to recall a rebuttal witness.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Nine Year's Jail for Youth involved in Terrorist Activities
KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 (Bernama) - A 20-year-old youth was ordered to serve nine years in jail by the High Court here today after he pleaded guilty to four terrorist-related charges, including planning to bomb the Better Beer Festival 2017. In his judgment, Judge Datuk Mohd Sofian ...
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Smiling Lorry Driver gets Five Years Jail for defying Roadblock
KAJANG, May 21 (Bernama) - A lorry driver who ignored a roadblock in Kajang and hit a number of vehicles while escaping towards Subang Jaya was sentenced to five years in prison by the Magistrateandacute;s Court here today.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Sales Executive gets Three Years' Jail for CBT
KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 (Bernama) - A sales executive of a goldsmith shop was sentenced to three years' jail and fined RM10,000, in default six-months jail by the Sessions Court here today for criminal breach of trust involving RM70,000 worth of jewelry.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Two Friends acquitted of murdering Filipino Man
SHAH ALAM, May 18 (Bernama) - This Ramadan and Aidifitri will be the most memorable for two friends after they were discharged and acquitted of murdering a Filipino man by the High Court here without calling for their defence.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Businessman jailed 14 Years, caned for raping Housemaid
KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) - A father of six was sentenced to 14 years' jail and given five strokes of the cane by the Sessions Court here today when he was found guilty of raping his teenage Indonesian maid about two years ago.
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWNEWS
Company fined for failing to pay OT, Public Holiday Wages
KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) - The Magistrate's Court here today fined a security company RM3,600 in default 39 days jail for failing to pay four of its workers overtime and public holiday wages two years ago.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWJUDGMENTS
Chiam Nguang Huat v Pendakwa Raya (Malay)
Criminal law – Murder – Conviction – Death sentence – Appeal Criminal law – Whether the trial court failed to comply with section 133A of the Evidence Act 1950 when receiving the evidence of children – Whether the trial court failed to duly consider the appellant's defense – Wh ...
MALAYSIALITIGATION & COURT PROCEDUREJUDGMENTS
Lim Ban Hooi and Another v Malayan Banking Berhad
Litigation andamp; court procedure – Action to enforce a charge on land – Order for sale of land – Application to set aside the order for sale – Whether the order sought barred by the Limitation Act 1953 – Whether section 21 of the Limitation Act 1953 applies
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
USIM Faculty of Syariah and Law launches Syarie Legal Aid Clinic
Nilai, 19 May 2018: The Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) Faculty of Syariah andamp; Law has today launched a Syarie Legal Aid Clinic (the Clinic) to offer legal assistance in Islamic law matters. The launch was officiated by Datuk Dr Mohd Naim Mokhtar, Syariah Court of App ...
MALAYSIAMEDICAL LAWLEGISLATION
Medical (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No. 2) Order 2018
This Order notifies the amendment of the Second Schedule of the Medical Act 1971.
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWLEGISLATION
National Skills Development (Waiver of Fee to Trainee at Accredited Centre) Regulations 2018
These Regulations are deemed to have come into operation on 1 November 2017.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNOTICES
ILKAP Strategic Plan
This Strategic Plan gives an overview of the Judicial and Legal Training Institute's (ILKAP's) roles and functions. Furthermore, it provides a framework within which ILKAP will operate and perform its tasks to achieve its vision and mission.
A UM-MKMS Access to Law Initiative supported by the Asean Legal Community.

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