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24 Jul 2018
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
LGBT Lifestyle against Malaysian Law
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) - The LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) groups are not allowed to practice the lifestyle in the country, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Policeman fined RM1,300 for hitting Ex-wife
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) - A policeman who hit his ex-wife, a police officer, in the face, causing her to bleed at the mouth, was fined RM1,300 by the Magistrate's Court here today.
MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENEWS
Unfair to blacklist PTPTN Loan Defaulters - Teo
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) - The move to blacklist National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) loan defaulters from leaving the country by the previous government is unfair, said Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching.
MALAYSIAFAMILY & CHILD LAWNEWS
Special Committee to study Possible Improvements on Child Care Centre Act 1984
BANGI, July 23 (Bernama) - A special committee has been set up to look into possible improvements to be made on the Child Care Centre Act 1984 (Act 308) relating to home-based babysitters, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Filipino jailed for being Member of Abu Sayyaf Militant Group
KOTA KINABALU, July 23 (Bernama) - A Filipino man was today sentenced to 13 years' jail by the High Court here for becoming a member of the Abu Sayyaf militant group.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Parliament: Government reviews NEP, NEM
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) - The government will review key national policies including the New Economic Policy (NEP) and the New Economic Model (NEM) to see if the policies are still relevant, the Dewan Rakyat was told.
MALAYSIALITIGATION & COURT PROCEDURENEWS
Rules of Court in Judicial Review Cases to be repealed to enhance Access to Courts
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) - The Attorney-General's Chambers (Chambers) will repeal the requirement of the Rules of the Court 2012 in judicial review cases that all cause papers be served on Chambers. Attorney-General Tommy Thomas, in a media statement, said in order to pro ...
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Man jailed for Possession of Daesh-Related Material on Pendrive
KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Bernama) - A father of two was sentenced to three years in jail by the High Court here today for having documents and videos related to the Daesh terrorist group in a pendrive last year.
MALAYSIALITIGATION & COURT PROCEDURENEWS
Enhancing Access to Courts - AG's Press Statement
In order to promote the development of judicial review by our courts in the twin branches of public law: constitutional law and administrative law, the Chambers will engage with the Bar and the Rules Committee, to repeal the requirement in Order 53 Rule 3(3) of the Rules of the ...
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Khalifah Bin Othman and Another v Universiti Selangor/Unisel
Date: 11 Jul 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1579 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Lim Wei Sern v Galaxy TTT Group Sdn Bhd
Date: 10 Jul 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1572 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Tan Chew Hua v TF Land Sdn Bhd
Date: 13 Jul 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1617 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Khor Choon Keong v HCL Axon Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Date: 10 Jul 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1565 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
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