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10 Apr 2019
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
National Athlete ordered to apologize to Senior Citizen over Incident at Putra Heights LRT
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 9 (Bernama) - National taekwondo athlete Nur Dhia Liyana Shaharuddin was ordered by the Sessions Court here today to apologise to a senior citizen with visual and hearing impairment for assaulting him at the Putra Heights LRT station two years ago.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
G25 wins Legal Suit, High Court lifts Ban Order on Book
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 9 (Bernama) - The High Court here today lifted the ban order imposed on a book, titled 'Breaking The Silence: Voices Of Moderation - Islam In A Constitutional Democracy'.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Articles on Land Sale at Peel Avenue translated from Mandarin Text, High Court told
GEORGE TOWN, Apr 9 (Bernama) - A freelance translator told the High Court here today that she had translated three news articles on the sale of land at Peel Avenue to Island Hospital from a text that was given to her.

MALAYSIACONSTITUTIONAL LAW & CIVIL RIGHTSNEWS
Amendments to NSC Act will give Power to King to declare 'Security Zones'
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 9 (Bernama) - The proposed amendments to the National Security Act (NSC) tabled for the first reading at the Dewan Rakyat today seeks to give the Yang di-Pertuan Agong the power to declare any area in Malaysia as a 'security zone'. Under the existing the NSC Ac ...

MALAYSIACONSTITUTIONAL LAW & CIVIL RIGHTSNEWS
Amendment to Constitution first step to realizing Wishes of People in Sabah, Sarawak - Dr M
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 9 (Bernama) - The amendment to the Federal Constitution to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as enshrined in the agreement on the formation of Malaysia in 1963 is the first step by the Pakatan Harapan government to realising the wishes of the people of Sa ...

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Maximum Two-Year Probation for Judicial Commissioners, says Chief Justice
PUTRAJAYA, Apr 9 (Bernama) - The probation period for judicial commissioners (JCs) will now be a maximum of two years and there will be no extension, Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum said today.

MALAYSIACONSTITUTIONAL LAW & CIVIL RIGHTSNEWS
Amendments to NSC Act because PM cannot have unfettered Powers - Dr Mahathir
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 9 (Bernama) - The proposed amendments to the National Security Council (NSC) Act 2016 tabled in the Dewan Rakyat today is to prevent the prime minister from using his powers in declaring a certain area as a security zone, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Rajesh Dilip Wadhwani v Hitachi Data System Sdn Bhd
Date: 07 Mar 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 881 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Suresh A/L K Velauthan v Petronas ICT Sdn Bhd
Date: 08 Mar 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 900 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENOTICES
The Malaysian Institute of Accountants Invites Comments on the MIA Competency Framework Exposure Draft
This is to notify that the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) has approved the release of the MIA Competency Framework Exposure Draft on 21 February 2019 for distribution to members and other interested parties for comments by 10 May 2019. Circular No. 29/2019

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Karamjit Kaur A/P Pachan Singh v Baliyeeh Aromatherapy Massage and Spa Sdn Bhd (Malay)
Date: 06 Mar 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 879 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNOTICES
National Anti-Corruption Plan
This is to notify the launch of the National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP) on 29 January 2019, a policy which reflects the nation's expectations for a corrupt-free country and promotes a culture of transparency, accountability and integrity in every Malaysian. Circular No. 17/2019

MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENOTICES
Securities Commission Introduces Framework to Facilitate Trading of Digital Assets in Malaysia
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has amended Guidelines on Recognized Markets in order to follow the coming into force of the Capital Markets and Services (Prescription of Securities) (Digital Currency and Digital Token) Order 2019 on 15 January 2019. Circular No. 14/2019

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