Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Asean Law Alert

Asean Law Alert

Asean Law Alert by Asean LIP

25 Sep 2018
Mat Rempit jailed for Five Days, fine RM5,000
JOHOR BAHRU, Sept 24 (Bernama) - A 'mat rempit' was sentenced to five days' jail and fined RM5,000 by the Magistrate's Court here yesterday after pleading guilty to riding a motorcycle in a recekless manner, jeopardising other road users last month.
Malaysia may implement VEP by year end - RTD
PONTIAN, Sept 24 (Bernama) - The Road Transport Department (RTD) expects the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) on all foreign vehicles entering the country through the Johor Causeway and the Malaysia-Singapore Second Link, to be implemented at the end of this year.
Bursa Malaysia enhances Sector Classification, Sectoral Indices
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 24 (Bernama) - Bursa Malaysia Bhd has enhanced the exchange's sector classification and sectoral indices, including introducing five new sectors to align its sector classification with internationally recognised standards.
Draft Repayment Method to be tabled to Cabinet in Two Weeks - PTPTN
KANGAR, Sept 23 (Bernama) - The draft of the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) repayment method would be sent to the Education Minister before being tabled to the Cabinet in two weeks' time, said its chairman Wan Saiful Wan Jan.
Utusan face Legal Action if VSS Compensation not paid in Lump Sum
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 24 (Bernama) - Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad may face action under the Employment Act 1955 if it fails to pay compensation under the Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS) in one lump sum to employees who took up the scheme within 30 days of their date of termination. Depu ...
Court throws out Application on Issues over Appointment of Judges
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 24 (Bernama) - The Federal Court today dismissed an application by the Malaysian Bar and the Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS) to refer four constitutional questions over the legality of the appointment of former Chief Justice Tun Raus Sharif and former Cour ...
Nigerian Man fined for smoking in Court Compound
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 24 (Bernama) - A Nigerian businessman was slapped with a RM500 fine by the Magistrate's Court here today for smoking in the compound of the Jalan Duta Court Complex, which is a restricted area.
Prisons Personnel jailed for Corruption
KOTA BHARU, Sept 24 (Bernama) - Two Prisons Department personnel were sentenced to jail and fined RM15,000 each by the Sessions Court here today after they were found guilty of corruption.
MTA, IBFIM launch revised Takaful Basic Examination
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 24 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA) and Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia (IBFIM) today launched the revised Takaful Basic Examination (TBE).
Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 to be amended - Mahfuz
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 24 (Bernama) - The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) 1994 will be amended to further streamline the existing regulations according to current requirements, Deputy Minister of Human Resources Datuk Mahfuz Omar said.
Gunasundhari A/P R Sandrasegaran v Rapidcloud (M) Sdn Bhd
Date: 13 Sep 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 2189 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
Lee Lily and Another v Novartis Corporation (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Date: 14 Sep 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 2195 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
Jaya Sudhir A/L Jayaram v Nautical Supreme Sdn Bhd
Litigation andamp; court procedure – Consolidation of suits – Conditions – Order 4 rule 1 of Rules of Court 2012
Peguam Negara Malaysia v Chin Chee Kow
Administrative law – Judicial review – Refusal by the Attorney General to give consent under section 9 of the Government Proceedings Act 1956 to initiate a proceeding for appointing an additional trustee or a new trustee in a public charitable trust – Application for leave to co ...
P Maradeveran A/L Periasamy and 2 Others v Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya and Another
Administrative law – Judicial review – Limitation – Whether the application for judicial review filed after the expiry of the time prescribed by Order 53 rule 3(6) of the Rules of Court 2012 – Whether an extension of time should be granted
Pendakwa Raya v Herman Bin Basri (Malay)
Criminal law – Trafficking in dangerous drugs – Acquittal – Appeal by the prosecution Criminal procedure – Whether the trial judge failed to consider the whole of the prosecution's evidence – Whether the trial judge erred in finding that the respondent has succeeded in raising ...
Muhammad Yassein Bin Zuliskandar v Kerajaan Malaysia and 3 Others
Professional liability – Medical negligence – Liability – Damages – General and special damages – Quantum
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