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Reckless Driving: Mechanic jailed Four Years for Marathon Runner's Death

KLANG, May 27 (Bernama) - A mechanic was sentenced to four years in prison after being found guilty of causing the death of a Klang City International Marathon participant in 2017 by reckless driving. Teoh Thiam Lim, 30, was also fined RM7,000 in default seven months imprisonment for knocking down Evelyn Ang Gek Suan, 45, with his Proton Iswara at Batu 2, Jalan Kapar here around 4.30 am on Dec 10, 2017. He was also disqualified from holding a driving licence for three years and would have the conviction recorded on the driving licence.

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Cabinet approves Special Committee on Special Court

PARIT BUNTAR, Jun 15 (Bernama) - The Cabinet has approved forming a special committee to study all aspects of the proposal to set up a Special Marriages, Hadhanah (child custody) and Nafkah (maintenance) Court. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof said the committee which will be chaired by the director ...
Date: 15 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Allocating income from Tourism Tax to the States will continue - Lim

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Jun 15 (Bernama) - Allocating income from tourism tax to the states will be continued where 50 per cent of the income would be given back to the states as promised by the government, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. He said the allocation for the tourism tax in 2019 was expected to be given to every state in the first quarte ...
Date: 15 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

15 Months in Prison for strangling a Cat

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 14 (Bernama) - A man whose act of strangling a cat and then hanging the animal to death went viral on social media, was sentenced to 15 months in prison by the Sessions Court here today.
Date: 14 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

JCorp settles Sukuk Payment of RM800 Mln

JOHOR BAHRU, Jun 17 (Bernama) - Johor Corporation (JCorp) has settled its RM800 million of second series sukuk wakalah payment obligations for principal with coupon amounting to RM49.19 million.
Date: 17 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

AGC to undertake Decriminalization of attempted Suicide - Dr Wan Azizah

PUTRAJAYA, Jun 13 (Bernama) - The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) will be directed to review Section 309 of the Penal Code towards decriminalisation of attempted suicide, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She said the issue was among the decisions made at the Mental Wellbeing Meeting which she chai ...
Date: 13 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man charged with insulting Islam, Prophet Muhammad Changes Plea to guilty

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 13 (Bernama) - A man who previously claimed trial to two counts of insulting Prophet Muhammad, Islam and PAS president, Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang on Facebook, changed his plea to guilty, in the Sessions Court here today.
Date: 13 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Jail Term, Fine awaits those uploading, spreading Porn on Internet - MCMC

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 12 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) warns all parties not to upload, distribute or share pornographic content on the Internet.
Date: 12 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Election Court rules BN Win in Jasin valid

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 12 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Ahmad Hamzah of Barisan Nasional remains the Member of Parliament for Jasin after the Election Court here today rejected a petition filed by Pakatan Harapan candidate for the seat in the 14th general election (GE14), Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan.
Date: 12 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

No Need to amend Existing MACC Act - Dewan Rakyat Speaker

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 11 (Bernama) -- There is no need to amend Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 to improve the procedure for the appointment of the MACC Chief Commissioner, says Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof. He said enlarging the discussion on the amendment was not required as the government had worked wit ...
Date: 11 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Cattle Rustler "rustled" off to Jail

PARIT, Jun 11 (Bernama) - A man who thought Malaysia is the “Wild, Wild East” will be spending seven days in jail and coughing up RM3,000 to avoid additional jail time.
Date: 11 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

MTUC wants Respect and Care for Workers in Malaysia through Labour Law Reform

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 9 (Bernama) - A cost of living allowance (COLA) of RM300, 98-day maternity leave, seven-day paternity leave, 30-day paid leave for Muslim workers to perform the Haj and housing allowances based on the cities are among the sweeping labour reforms sought by the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC). These are among the proposa ...
Date: 09 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

MyCC conducts market review on five selected food items

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 4 (Bernama) - The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) is conducting a Market Review on the food sector in line with section 11 of the Competition Act 2010 (CA 2010) to better understand this market. In a statement today, MyCC said it was also to complement the government's efforts to reduce the cost of living. The rev ...
Date: 04 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Companies plead Guilty to negligence

IPOH, Jun 3 (Bernama) - Two construction companies were charged at the Sessions Court here today with negligence, which resulted in accidents involving their respective employees last year. Teoh Kim Kuan as the director of Tunas Gemilang TKK Enterprise, while Ng Wai Choo who is the director of Syarikat WIM Automation Jig & Moulding Sdn Bhd ...
Date: 03 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Ban on Disposable Plastics at Selangor Government Buildings effective July 1

SHAH ALAM, June 1 (Bernama) - The Selangor Government will enforce a campaign to stop the use of single-use plastics at all departments and agencies under the state's administration from July 1.
Date: 01 June 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bursa Malaysia seeks Feedback on Proposed Rule Amendments for CDS eServices

KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 (Bernama) - Bursa Malaysia Bhd has issued a consultation paper seeking public feedback on the proposed amendments to the Rules of Bursa Malaysia Depository Sendirian Bhd (Bursa Depository) to facilit ...

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MyCC conducts market review on five selected food items

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MyCC Launches the Guidelines on Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law Competition Compliance Toolkit for Businesses in ASEAN Eight Firms fined RM1.94 Million for Bid Rigging - MyCC more

AGC to undertake Decriminalization of attempted Suicide - Dr Wan Azizah

PUTRAJAYA, Jun 13 (Bernama) - The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) will be directed to review Section 309 of the Penal Code towards decriminalisation of attempted suicide, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk ...

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MTUC wants Respect and Care for Workers in Malaysia through Labour Law Reform

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 9 (Bernama) - A cost of living allowance (COLA) of RM300, 98-day maternity leave, seven-day paternity leave, 30-day paid leave for Muslim workers to perform the Haj and housing allowances based on the c ...

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Bill of the Trademarks Act 2019

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Allocating income from Tourism Tax to the States will continue - Lim

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Jun 15 (Bernama) - Allocating income from tourism tax to the states will be continued where 50 per cent of the income would be given back to the states as promised by the government, said Finance Minister ...

Income Tax imposed According to procedures, record - IRB Income Tax (Deduction for Expenditure on Issuance of Retail Debenture and Retail Sukuk) Rules 2019 Income Tax (Deduction for Expenditure on Issuance of Sukuk) Rules 2019 more

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Ex-CJ speaks out against Lawyers' Tendency to seek Postponements

KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 16 (Bernama) - Former Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi has spoken out against the tendency by certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.

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RCI on Judicial Misconduct is what People Want - Dr Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA, Jun 5 (Bernama) - The government agreed to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on judicial misconduct because this is what the people want, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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Complaints via Whatsapp: RTD issues More than 200 Notices

KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 (Bernama) - More than 200 notices have been issued by the Road Transport Department (RTD) as result of consumer complaints via the Whatsapp application during the three days enforcement operation, in conjunction with Adilfitri, which began on May 29.

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Online Trader benefits from Industrial Revolution 4.0

KOTA BHARU, Jun 2 (Bernama) - The Industry Revolution 4.0, which is occurring all over the world, has given huge benefit to online traders in marketing their products to consumers.

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Mohd Roze Shaari is New Intelligence/Operations Deputy Director

KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 (Bernama) - Bukit Aman's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has a new Intelligence/Operations deputy director.

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Give Mandatory Counselling, Community Service Sessions to Road Bullies - MCPF

KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) has suggested that compulsory counselling and community service sessions be meted out to individuals detained for dangerous driving and road rage.

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Samirah allowed to be released on RM500,000 Bail pending Trial

PUTRAJAYA, May 28 (Bernama) - The Federal Court today allowed Samirah Muzaffar, the wife of the late Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan to be released on bail of RM500,000 with two sureties pending her murder trial.

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Adib Inquest: Lawyer withdraws

SHAH ALAM, May 27 (Bernama) - The lawyer who represented the Housing and Local Government Ministry, Fire and Rescue Department and family of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in the inquest into the latter's death withdrew from the case today.

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Sabah Syariah Court Complex 45 percent completed, ready by May 2020

KOTA KINABALU, May 27 (Bernama) - The new Kota Kinabalu Syariah Court Complex is 45 percent completed and is expected to be fully operational by May 2020, said Deputy Secretary-General (Senior) in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Hasnol Zam Zam Ahmad.

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18 Items listed under Festive Season Price Control Scheme for Aidilfitri, Gawai

KUCHING, May 22 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs has listed 18 items under the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) in conjunction with Aidilfitri and 14 items for Gawai Dayak which will be celebrated in June.

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Phone Call not from Officer or Staff of Penang Courts - Chief Registrar's Office

PUTRAJAYA, May 21 (Bernama) - The Federal Court Chief Registrar’s Office (PKPMP) has denied an individual’s claim about receiving a phone call from an officer or employee of the Penang courts.

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No Freeze in Intake of Foreign Workers - Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) - The Human Resources Ministry has clarified that there is no freeze in the recruitment of foreign workers although many applications to bring in workers have been rejected for non-compliance with the law.

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Actions against those who tarnish Judiciary's Image, Dignity, says CJ

PUTRAJAYA, May 17 (Bernama) - Actions will be taken against those who tarnish the judiciary's image and dignity, says Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.

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Right Decisions only Way for Judiciary to recover Glory - Attorney General

PUTRAJAYA, May 17 (Bernama) - Attorney-General Tommy Thomas says judges must always endeavour to make the right decisions, without fear or favour, and regardless of the personality of the party or the accused before them.

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Transport Ministry makes it More Flexible for e-hailing Drivers to obtain PSV Licence

KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Transport is willing to make it easier for e-hailing drivers to clock in the six hours of course time to obtain a Public Transport Vehicle (PSV) licence.

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