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05 Apr 2019
MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
GLCs should be made accountable to Parliament
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 (Bernama) - The big government-linked companies (GLCs) should be made accountable to Parliament to answer about any progress and development they have made, said former Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing director Tan Sri Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim.

MALAYSIAFAMILY & CHILD LAWNEWS
Muhyiddin: No Plan to reinstate Clause 88A in Marriage and Divorce Act
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 (Bernama) - The government is not proposing that Clause 88A concerning the religious conversion of child as mentioned in an amendment to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 (Act 164), be reintroduced.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Ban on Sale of Book : Zunar gets RM1,000 Compensation
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 (Bernama) - Cartoonist Zunar was granted RM1,000 in damages after his book 'Sapuman: Man of Steal' was prohibited from being distributed and sold for 10 months by the Home Ministry two years ago.

MALAYSIACORPORATE LAWNEWS
Government does not intend to amend Bankruptcy Act
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 (Bernama) - The government has no intention to amend the provisions under Section 60 (1) of the Bankruptcy Act (Amendment) 2017 (Act 1534).

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
PH Government tables Bill to restore Sabah, Sarawak's Equal Partner Status
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 (Bernama) - The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government fulfilled its promise to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia with the tabling of the Bill to amend the Federal Constitution at the Dewan Rakyat here today.

MALAYSIAGENERAL & MISCNEWS
Isa Samad's Graft Case transferred to High Court
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 (Bernama) - The case involving former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad, who was charged with one count of breach of trust (CBT) and nine counts of receiving gratification totalling over RM3 million, has been transferred to the High Court.

MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Private College Student jailed Three Months for ramming Traffic Policeman
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 (Bernama) - A private college student was sentenced to three months in jail and fined RM5,000 by the Magistrate's Court here today for ramming his car into a traffic policeman who was on duty two days ago.

MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Estate Worker fined RM6,000 for knocking Policeman with a Car
PETALING JAYA, Apr 4 (Bernama) - An estate worker was fined RM6,000 or six months imprisonment by the Sessions Court here, today for knocking a policeman who was on an anti-crime round using a car last year.

MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENEWS
Dewan Rakyat passes RM19.6 Billion Supplementary Budget
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 (Bernama) - The Dewan Rakyat today approved the supplementary budget of RM19.6 billion proposed by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. The approval came after the third reading of the Supplementary Supply Bill (2018) and a motion on the First Supplementary Develop ...

MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Jobless Man gets Jail, Whipping for Rape, Robbery
KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 4 ( Bernama) - An unemployed man who robbed and raped a hotel manager after breaking into her house was sentenced to eight years in jail and eight strokes of the rotan by the Sessions Court here today.

MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCEJUDGMENTS
Public Bank v New Ace Digital Print Sdn Bhd and Another
Date: 14 Mar 2019; Court: Federal Court; Citation: Rayuan No. 02(f)-133-11/2017(W); Source: Federal Court Registry

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Aishah Binti Mohd Rashid v Pardus Engineering Sdn Bhd
Date: 21 Mar 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1007 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Vijitra A/P Sahadevan v Damai Service Hospital (Melawati) Sdn Bhd
Date: 22 Mar 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1020 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT & LABOUR LAWJUDGMENTS
Suzana Wani Binti Seman v Kolej Wit Sdn Bhd
Date: 22 Mar 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 1021 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENOTICES
Enforcement of Section 241 of Companies Act 2016
This is to notify that Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM) has announced the enforcement of Section 241 of the Companies Act 2016 from 15 March 2019. All qualified persons who wish to act as a secretary must register with the Registrar irrespective of their professional backgrou ...

MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENEWS
SC reviews Proposals to spur Venture Capital Industry
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission (SC) is reviewing eight recommendations to spur the venture capital (VC) industry including making public VCs more commercially driven and liberalising VC tax incentives.

MALAYSIALITIGATION & COURT PROCEDURENOTICES
Proposed New Act to Govern the Legal Profession Submitted to the Attorney General
In the light of the numerous amendments to the Legal Profession Act 1976 (LPA) that were proposed by the Bar Council, the Attorney General requested that the Bar Council submit a proposed new Act to the Attorney General's Chambers. Various Working Groups were set up under the Ba ...

MALAYSIACONTRACTS & COMMERCIALLEGISLATION
Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Price Marking of Price-Controlled Goods) (No. 4) Order 2018
This Order has effect for the period from 23 December 2018 to 27 December 2018.

MALAYSIABANKING & FINANCENOTICES
Amendments to the Main Market Listing Requirements and Rules and Directives of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad in Relation to Exchange-Traded Funds
This is to notify that Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad seeks to amend the Main Market Listing Requirements and the Rules and Directives of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad in relation to Exchange-Traded Funds on 7 December 2018 in order to enhance the regulatory framework gover ...

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