temporary occupation license

Temporary Occupation License (TOL)

What is Temporary Occupation License (TOL)? Temporary Occupation License (TOL) also known as Lesen Pendudukan Sementara (LPS) is permitted in our National Land Code 1965 (NLC). It is a temporary license granted by the Malaysian state authorities to individuals or companies to occupy certain land. The purpose of Temporary Occupation License is to allow the holder to occupy Read more about Temporary Occupation License (TOL)[…]

Bank's Exemption Clause, Contract Act, Civil Dispute

Bank’s Exemption Clause: The aftermath of CIMB Bank Bhd v Anthony Lawrence Bourke & Anor

In this day and age where the bargaining power always favours the banking industry as opposed to a loan borrower, come find out if the case of CIMB Bank Bhd v Anthony Lawrence Bourke & Anor has titled the scale back in favour of a loan borrower or vice versa. The federal court recently in Read more about Bank’s Exemption Clause: The aftermath of CIMB Bank Bhd v Anthony Lawrence Bourke & Anor[…]

What is Adverse Possession?, Land law

What is adverse possession?

What is adverse possession? Adverse possession is a legal term commonly used to describe a person, also known as an illegal squatter, who occupies a piece of land without the knowledge of the rightful landowner and eventually acquire legal ownership of the land through their continuous use and occupation of the land. As such, anyone Read more about What is adverse possession?[…]

Know your rights as Tenant and Landlord in Tenancy Agreement, Tenancy Agreement

Know your rights as Tenant and Landlord in Tenancy Agreement

What are the rights afforded to both the Tenant and Landlord in a tenancy agreement? A tenancy agreement is an agreement entered between the owner of a property (the landlord) and an individual/ company (the tenant) where the landlord agrees to rent out the property to the tenant for a sum of money. Under the Read more about Know your rights as Tenant and Landlord in Tenancy Agreement[…]

Small Claims Procedure in Malaysia, Civil Dispute, Debt Recovery

Small Claims Procedure in Malaysia

Small Claims is an alternate method of asserting one legal rights when the amount claim in a legal dispute is small. What happens when you have a dispute with another party and the sum involved is minimal? Will engaging a lawyer to represent you in court cost more than your actual claim? In Malaysia, there Read more about Small Claims Procedure in Malaysia[…]

Online Business Guide for SMEs

Online Business Guide for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Thinking of starting an online business? Below are some quick thoughts on establishing your own online business. In the current digital age, everything can be obtained with a snap of a finger. From obtaining news to cross-border conference calls, everything can easily be done provided you have internet. Buying and selling a product is no Read more about Online Business Guide for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs)[…]

What is an Employee Dismissal?

Employment: What is an Employee Dismissal?

Dismissals are part and parcel of today’s workforce. However, as an employer, have you ever wonder what are some of the grounds that an employee’s employment can be dismissed? Also, as an employee, have you wondered if you can raise your grievances in the event you are unlawfully or unfairly dismissed from your employment? Below Read more about Employment: What is an Employee Dismissal?[…]

Debt Recovery: Part 2 - Enforcement of Judgment

Debt Recovery: Part 2 – Enforcement of Judgment

We have assisted numerous clients pertaining to enforcement of judgment:-     A judgement is a paper judgment unless it can be enforced against a judgment debtor. Find out how to enforce a judgment against the judgment debtor. We have previously discussed how to obtain a judgment against an individual, corporate entities or organisations who owes Read more about Debt Recovery: Part 2 – Enforcement of Judgment[…]

Consumer Tribunal: The Alternative Forum for Consumers

Consumer Tribunal: The Alternative Forum for Consumers

An alternative method for consumers to file claims against errant sellers. Dispute between a consumer/buyer and a seller/supplier happens on daily basis. In the event of such unfortunate instances, what other recourse does a consumer/buyer has if all attempts to settle the matter amicably has failed? Bringing the matter to court will be one of the Read more about Consumer Tribunal: The Alternative Forum for Consumers[…]

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