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Asean Law Alert

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Asean Law Alert by Asean LIP

29 Jun 2018
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Government should review Bilateral Investment Treaties - TWN
KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 (Bernama) - Non-government advocacy group, Third World Network (TWN), has called for the government to review its bilateral investment treaties (BITs) to protect the country from potential risks of being subjected to huge liabilities, including from suits.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Tebrau MP, Three Others withdraw Appeals against PAA Conviction
PUTRAJAYA, June 28 (Bernama) - Tebrau Member of Parliament Steven Chong Shiau Yoon and three others have withdrawn their appeals at the Court of Appeal today in respect of their conviction under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA).
MALAYSIACONSTITUTIONAL LAW & CIVIL RIGHTSNEWS
Appeals Court struck out Rafizi's Appeal on Bafia Constitutional Challenge
PUTRAJAYA, June 28 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal today struck out an appeal by PKR vice-president Mohd Rafizi Ramli against the High Court's dismissal of his reference to challenge the constitutionality of the Banking and Financial Institution Act 1989 (Bafia) under which he w ...
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Sivarasa freed of uploading Fake Najib's Image Charges
KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here today discharged and acquitted Sungai Buloh member of Parliament R. Sivarasa on two counts of uploading a fake Time magazine cover featuring former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's image on his Facebook page tw ...
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Cancer Patient gets Jail, Whipping for Unnatural Sex Offence
KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 (Bernama) - A salesman suffering from stage four lymphoma cancer was sentenced to eight years' jail and six strokes of the cane by the Ampang Sessions Court here after pleading guilty to three counts of committing unnatural sex with his female cousin last y ...
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWJUDGMENTS
Tee Yee Sein v Public Prosecutor
Criminal law – Murder – Conviction – Death sentence – Appeal – Whether the conviction safe Criminal law – Whether the circumstantial evidence relied by the prosecution inconclusive – Whether the trial judge had failed to appreciate the difference between mixed DNA profile and f ...
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCLEGISLATION
Legal Profession (Group Law Practice) Rules 2018
These Rules come into operation on 30 June 2018.
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Mohd Roduan Bin Abdul Rahman v Nippon Paint (M) Sdn Bhd
Date: 13 Jun 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1369 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Bala Sandran A/L Krishnasamy v Beauty Land Enterprise
Date: 04 Jun 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1250 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Chua Lett Woi v HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad (Malay)
Date: 04 Jun 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1253 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
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Asean Law Alert

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Asean Law Alert by Asean LIP

02 Jul 2018
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Certificate Programme in Sports Arbitration to be conducted by AIAC
The Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) is organizing a certificate programme titled 'AIAC Certificate Programme in Sports Arbitration 2018' from 24/09/18 through 27/09/18 at their Seminar Room 1. This course is also endorsed by the Olympic Council of Malaysia.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Government considering removing Mandatory Death Penalty - Wan Azizah
BANGI, June 29 (Bernama) - The government is looking into the need to make amendments to do away with the mandatory death penalty in legislation pertaining to criminal offences, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today.
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWNEWS
Acts amended to give Spouse Socso Coverage
KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 (Bernama) - Human Resource Minister M. Kulasegaran has approved the extension of social security protection to the spouse termed 'employee' in a husband-wife business. Amendments to the Employees' Social Security Act 1969 (Act 4) and Employment Insurance Sy ...
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Death Sentence upheld for Man convicted of fatally stabbing Lover 76 Times
PUTRAJAYA, June 29 (Bernama) - The Federal Court here today upheld the death sentence imposed on a former security guard for murdering his lover by stabbing the woman 76 times nearly seven years ago.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Three Men freed on Murder Charge
SHAH ALAM, June 29 (Bernama) - Three men escaped the noose today when they were acquitted and discharged on a murder charge without calling for their defence.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Teacher fined RM900 for beating Year One Student
KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 (Bernama) - A teacher who beat his student so hard that left marks and bruises on the girlandacute;s left arm was fined RM900 by the Magistrateandacute;s Court here today.
MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENEWS
EPF allows Flexible Voluntary Contribution effective July 1
KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 (Bernama) - The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is abolishing the RM50 minimum requirement for members who voluntarily contribute to their accounts effective July 1.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Marriage of 11-Year-Old Girl illegal - Dr Wan Azizah
KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 (Bernama) - The marriage between an 11-year-old girl and a 41-year-old man in Kelantan, is illegal, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She said this was because the marriage had not received the consent of the Syariah cou ...
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Man jailed, fine for Possession of Wild Animal Meat
KUCHING, June 30 (Bernama) - A man was sentenced to six months jail and fined RM10,000 by the Bintulu Sessions Court yesterday for possession of wild animal meat.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Auto Spare Parts Dealer sentenced to 12-Months Jail for threatening Rela
MELAKA, June 29 (Bernama) - An auto spare parts dealer was sentenced to a total of 12-months jail by the Magistrate's Court here today on charges of threatening and obstructing a Rela personnel from discharging his duties.
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Government to amend, Repeal Laws that restrict People's Freedom - Tun Mahathir
LANGKAWI, July 1 (Bernama) - The National Security Council Act (NSC) 2016 is among the laws currently being reviewed for possible amendment or repeal, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the review was being carried out as some of the laws were used by the previ ...
MALAYSIALITIGATION & COURT PROCEDUREJUDGMENTS
Hafizah Binti Hamzah v Trans Resources Corporation Sdn Bhd
Litigation andamp; court procedure – Garnishee order – Whether the alleged debt could be garnished pursuant to Order 49 rule 1 of the Rules of Court 2012 as a "debt due or accruing due to the judgment debtor by the garnishee" Litigation andamp; court procedure – Garnishee order ...
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Creating more Export Champs among Malaysian Mid-Tier companies
Kuala Lumpur, June 25 - Malaysian Consortium of Mid-Tier Companies (MCMTC) and Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) have called for more Malaysian Mid-Tier Companies (MTCs), particularly the youth-owned and agriculture-based MTCs, to be more involved in expo ...
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Pream Anand A/L Tharmalingam v T-System Malaysia Sdn Bhd
Date: 21 Jun 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1379 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Koperasi Serbausaha Makmur Berhad (KOSMA) v Jamil Bin Ninggal and 2 Others
Employment andamp; labour law – Termination of employment by an employer co-operative society of its employees for misconduct – Challenge of the termination of employment by the employees before the Industrial Court – Challenge of jurisdiction of the Industrial Court during the ...
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Abdul Manaf Bin Hassan v Manikar Beach Resort and Spa Labuan Global Upline Sdn Bhd and Another (Malay)
Date: 12 Jun 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1362 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
National Union of Hotel, Bar and Restaurant Workers Peninsular Malaysia v Alor Setar Holiday Villa Sdn Bhd
Date: 14 Jun 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1375 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Malaysian Airline System Employees' Union Peninsular Malaysia (MASEU) v Malaysia Airline System Berhad
Date: 04 Jun 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1258 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court
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5 steps to developing a Chinese supplier; and more

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