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MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENEWS
Bank Negara Malaysia maintains OPR at 3.25 per cent
KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 (Bernama) - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has maintained the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) at 3.25 per cent after the two-day Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting which ended today.
MALAYSIACORPORATE LAWNEWS
Johor Royalty's Ex-Counsel freed by Court after paying Fine
JOHOR BAHRU, July 11 (Bernama) - The Johor royal familyandacute;s former legal counsel, Kamal Hisham Ja'afar was fined RM30,000 by the Sessions Court here today after he pleaded guilty to one charge under the Companies Act 1965.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Pakatan Harapan withdraws Application for Judicial Review against RoS
KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 (Bernama) -The Pakatan Harapan today withdrew its application for a judicial review to seek a court order to compel the Registrar of Societies (RoS) to respond to its application for registration as a coalition.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
New Chief Justice proposes Balloting Selection of Federal Court Judges Panel
PUTRAJAYA, July 12 (Bernama) - The new Chief Justice, Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, has proposed selection by balloting of the panel of Federal Court judges to hear cases in the Federal Court.
MALAYSIACONSTITUTIONAL LAW & CIVIL RIGHTSNEWS
Government to follow Rule of Law in Zakir Naik's Case - Gobind Singh
SHAH ALAM, July 12 (Bernama) - The government will act accordingly and by always applying the 'follow the rule of law' policy in any case and not only with regard to the controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.
MALAYSIALITIGATION & COURT PROCEDURENEWS
New Chief Justice proposes Panel of Nine Judges in Constitutional Cases
PUTRAJAYA, July 12 (Bernama) - The new Chief Justice, Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, has proposed that court cases involving constitutional issues be heard by a panel of nine judges of the Federal Court including the top four judges.
MALAYSIACONSTITUTIONAL LAW & CIVIL RIGHTSNEWS
SUHAKAM finds Resignation of the Official over his Sexual Orientation troubling
KUALA LUMPUR (10 JULY 2018) - The resignation of the interim press secretary of the Youth and Sports Minister following some public backlash over his sexual orientation and/or LGBT non-discrimination activism was extremely troubling, said the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia ...
MALAYSIAFAMILY & CHILD LAWNEWS
SUHAKAM objects to Government's Proposal to develop an SOP for Marriages involving Minors
KUALA LUMPUR (6 JULY 2018) - The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) will not support the government's proposal as reported by the media, to develop a standard operating procedure (SOP) to impose stricter guidelines to standardise screening processes for marriages invo ...
MALAYSIAWILLS, TRUSTS & PROBATEJUDGMENTS
Goh Jui Leang v Tay Sing Hwa
Purchase of house – Sum of RM 280,000 given by the plaintiff to the defendant (with whom he was in a romantic relationship) allegedly as a monetary gift to support the defendant in her purchase of a house – House purchased by and registered in the defendant's name – Sale of hous ...
MALAYSIAARBITRATION & ADRJUDGMENTS
Leap Modulation Sdn Bhd v PCP Construction Sdn Bhd and Another Appeal
Alternative Dispute Resolution – Adjudication – Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 Alternative Dispute Resolution – Adjudication – Whether an adjudicator excluded from considering defences not raised in the Payment Response but raised in the Adjudication Re ...
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