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What Happens If Arrested Person Dies in Police Custody?

What happens if an arrested person dies in police custody? Who is accountable for the death and why? This issue was recently dealt with in Syed Mohamed Nur Ali v Weddrin Mojingkin & Ors1. We will briefly look at the case. Brief facts of the case This suit was instituted by Mohamed Nur Ali against Read more about What Happens If Arrested Person Dies in Police Custody?[…]

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Can A Mentally Disabled Person Stand Trial?

Ever wonder if a mentally disabled person can be asked to stand trial and put forward his defense in a criminal case? Wonder no more, as today, we will be briefly looking at the case of Muhd Haslam Abdullah v PP1 which expounded extensively on those issues. Brief facts of the case Muhd Haslam was Read more about Can A Mentally Disabled Person Stand Trial?[…]

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Permanent Employment For Foreigners – Yay or Nay

The principles concerning permanent employment for foreigners at a Malaysian company has long been established by the Malaysian courts. Let us briefly explain the rationale behind the deciding principle, based on the recent case of Aims Cyberjaya Sdn Bhd v Ahmad Zahri bin Mirza Abdul Hamid1. Brief facts of the case Employee – Ahmad Zahri, a Read more about Permanent Employment For Foreigners – Yay or Nay[…]

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Is Contempt of Court Proceedings A Separate Proceedings From the Main Suit?

Have questions regarding Contempt of Court? Let us assist you:    Let us imagine this scenario: A person is charged in a criminal/ civil court (in the main proceedings). Subsequently, parties in the proceeding acted in a manner that is deemed to be in contempt of court. If one party wishes to bring a contempt Read more about Is Contempt of Court Proceedings A Separate Proceedings From the Main Suit?[…]

Can A Litigant Ask a Court to Determine A Hypothetical Question?

Use the following button for any legal advice from us:    What is an academic/ hypothetical question? It is a question of law which does not affect the outcome of a dispute between the parties in court/ affect the legal rights of a party in dispute1 i.e. it bears no relevance to the parties dispute Read more about Can A Litigant Ask a Court to Determine A Hypothetical Question?[…]

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Trade Unions 101: All about Trade Unions in Malaysia

We can assist you regarding Trade Unions in Malaysia:    Trade Unions play an integral role in balancing the power between the corporate masters and the proletariat. Through trade unions, wage-earners can collectively advocate for better working conditions, remuneration and legislative changes within a trade, profession or industry. What is Trade Union in Malaysia? A Read more about Trade Unions 101: All about Trade Unions in Malaysia[…]

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Land Acquisition 101 – What are the process of Land Acquisition?

Have questions regarding land acquisition:    Private landowners have the constitutional right to enjoy the use of their lands without any hindrance, with exceptions of course. In this article, we will look into the intricacies and the recourse for private landowners in case of land acquisition. What is Land Acquisition? Land acquisition is a process Read more about Land Acquisition 101 – What are the process of Land Acquisition?[…]

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Employment Act: Procedure If Employer Did Not Pay Employee Salary On Time

Ever come across a scenario where an employee does not receive their wages/ salary on time? If that happened, what are the recourse that is available to the employee? The general rule is that an employer must pay their employee’s salary within 7 days after the last day of the month. For example, the employer Read more about Employment Act: Procedure If Employer Did Not Pay Employee Salary On Time[…]

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Strata Management: Who Is Responsible For The Common Property?

What is Common Property? In a strata-titled property, common property is an area that does not belong to any particular parcel owner. It is capable of being enjoyed by all the owners that reside on the property1. This can include gardens, driveways, back alleys, lifts, parks, etc. It can also include the conduits that serve Read more about Strata Management: Who Is Responsible For The Common Property?[…]

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Strata Management: Management Committees

Need to ask more about Strata Management?    What is a Management Committee? A management committee is a governing body that runs the affairs or the management of a strata-titled property i.e. high-rise properties. Its member compromises of the owners who own a parcel on the property. The management does not automatically come into existence Read more about Strata Management: Management Committees[…]

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