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15 Jan 2019
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Tax Amnesty Programme aims to reduce People's Burden, says IRB
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) is a clear indication of the government's desire to reduce the burden of the people through taxation, Inland Revenue Board (IRB) chief executive officer Datuk Seri Sabin Samitah said.

MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Boy pleads Guilty to incest with Older Sister
KAMPAR, Jan 14 (Bernama) - A 14-year-old boy pleaded guilty in the Magistrate's Court here today to committing incest with his biological sister, who is two years older than him, since two years ago.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Home Ministry studying to either Amend or Repeal Six Laws
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The government is studying six laws with the view of either amending or repealing them, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The six laws are the Sedition Act 1948, Prevention of Crime Act (POCA) 1959, Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) 2015 ...

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Complaint Boxes for Iskandar Puteri Schools to tackle Crimes
ISKANDAR PUTERI, Jan 14 (Bernama) - The Iskandar Puteri District police have suggested for the district's schools to provide boxes for information or complaints to tackle various crimes involving students.

MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Indonesian Man gets 30 Months Jail, Whipping for robbing Student
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 (Bernama) - An Indonesian man was sentenced to 30 months' jail and three strokes of the cane by the Sessions Court here today for robbing a college student of her handbag last year.

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWLEGISLATION
Employment Insurance System (Benefit and Re-Employment Placement Programme) Regulations 2018
These Regulations come into operation on 1 January 2019.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCLEGISLATION
Control of Supplies (Controlled Articles) (No. 5) Order 2018
The Articles specified in the Schedule are declared to be controlled articles for the period from 23 December 2018 to 27 December 2018.

MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWJUDGMENTS
Mohd Aminuddin Bin Mohd Yasin and Another v Pendakwa Raya
Date: 14 Dec 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 424; Source: Federal Court Registry

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Peter Ng Thian Soong v Piasau Boat Club
Date: 30 Nov 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3090 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENOTICES
Consultation Paper on the Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad and the Rules of Bursa Malaysia Securities Clearing Sdn Bhd in Relation to the Proposed T+2 Settlement Cycle
This Consultation Paper seeks to consult the public on the proposed migration to a T+2 settlement cycle and the proposed rule amendments to reflect this change, where relevant. Consultation Paper No. 5/2018

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Gim Tong Wei v J and Q Coloursho (M) Sdn Bhd
Date: 28 Nov 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3045 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Azhar Bin Abdullah v Malaysian Airline System Berhad
Date: 28 Nov 2018; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 3059 of 2018; Source: Industrial Court

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