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Valuation and Property Services (Amendment) (No. 3) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 2 June 2018.
Date: 01 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 129 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Valuation and Property Services (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 2 June 2018.
Date: 01 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 127 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Valuation and Property Services (Amendment) (No. 2) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 2 June 2018.
Date: 01 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (A) 128 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Chief Secretary to Government urged to intervene in 'Dubious' KL Land Sales

KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 (Bernama) - Seputeh MP Teresa Kok today urged the Chief Secretary to the Government, Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa, to intervene in the suspected dubious sale of 64 lots of land in Kuala Lumpur.
Date: 30 May 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Douglas Ding Jangan and 4 Others v Government of Sarawak and 5 Others

Real estate – Native customary rights – Whether the pre-existence of rights under native laws and customs include rights to land in the virgin/ primary forests which were not felled or cultivated but reserved for food and forest produce by natives – Federal Court ruling in TR Sandah Tabau case

Real estate – N ...

Date: 23 May 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 166; Source: Federal Court Registry

Sivadevi A/P Sivalingam v CIMB Bank Berhad

Real estate – Order for sale by court under section 256 of the National Land Code 1965 – Whether section 256 of the National Land Code 1965 substantive or procedural law

Litigation & court procedure – Order for sale – Order 83 of the Rules of Court 2012 – Foreclosure proceedings – Whether the forec ...

Date: 17 April 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 156; Source: Federal Court Registry

Padang Sanai Settlers overjoyed as Land Issues resolved

KUALA NERANG, May 8 ( Bernama) - A total of 767 settlers in Padang Sanai here were overjoyed to hear that the state government has finally resolved the overlapping land and property issues with a plantation company (Tradewind Corridors Sdn Bhd) after more than 30 years.
Date: 08 May 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

CIDB to act against Contractors for Document Forgery

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 30 (Bernama) - The Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB) today warned that it will not hesitate to revoke the certificate of any contractor or construction personnel found to falsify documents when dealing with the board.
Date: 30 April 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Public Islamic Bank Berhad v Basirun Bin D Pelair

Date: 23 February 2018; Court: High Court of Sabah & Sarawak; Citation: Case No. TWU-24-61/10-2017; Source: High Court of Sabah and Sarawak

Qui Su Lam and 2 Others v Superintendent of Land and Surveys Betong Division

Real estate – Compulsory acquisition of land – Compensation for a building on the acquired land – Whether compensation payable under section 60 of the Land Code of Sarawak

Construction & engineering – Whether the building an illegal structure – Whether the building compliant with the provisions of the Bu ...

Date: 22 March 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 135; Source: Federal Court Registry

Ang Game Hong and Another v Tee Kim Tiam and 2 Others

Litigation & court procedure – Whether the judgment in default and the consent judgment can be set aside by a court of concurrent jurisdiction – Whether the principle of res judicata apply

Real estate – Title to land – Circumstances under which an indefeasible title can be defeated – Whether the plaintif ...

Date: 18 April 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 127; Source: Federal Court Registry

Government approves Sekolah Menengah Chong Hwa's Federal Land Lease Application - Wan Junaidi

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 17 (Bernama) - The government has approved the application of Sekolah Menengah Persendirian Chong Hwa, Sentul, for a 1.2 hectare of federal land under 99 years' lease for the purpose of building the school's sports complex.
Date: 17 April 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Ex-Gatco Settlers loses Legal Battle over Land in Federal Court

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 16 (Bernama) - A total of 140 former Kampung Gatco settlers lost their legal battle in the Federal Court today over a land in Bahau Negeri Sembilan.
Date: 16 April 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Gundah Anak Unya and Another v Dais Anak Sang

Date: 12 January 2018; Court: High Court of Sabah & Sarawak; Citation: Suit No. KCH-22NCvC-28/7-2017; Source: High Court of Sabah and Sarawak

Jalin Anak Mangi and 4 Others v Masranti Sdn Bhd and 3 Others

Date: 12 January 2018; Court: High Court of Sabah & Sarawak; Citation: Suit No. KCH-21NCvC-16/10-2016; Source: High Court of Sabah and Sarawak

Establish Central Agency to oversee Affordable Housing - Rehda

PETALING JAYA, Apr 4 (Bernama) - The Real Estate and Housing Developers's Association (Rehda) has called for the establishment of a central agency to oversee affordable housing matters.
Date: 04 April 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Designation under Paragraph 5(1)(b) of the Federal Lands Commissioner Act 1957

This is to notify that the officers named in the Schedule have the authority to witness the affixing of the seal of the Corporation to all deeds, documents and other instruments requiring the seal of the Corporation for the period they serve with the Department of Director General of Lands and Mines.
Date: 28 March 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 144 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Revocation of Designation under Paragraph 5(1)(b) of the Federal Lands Commissioner Act 1957

This is to notify the designation of officers named in the schedule is hereby revoked.
Date: 28 March 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: P.U. (B) 145 of 2018; Source: AGC Federal Gazette

Zaharah Mustapha Raja Sewa and Another v Sagau Batu Bala and 5 Others, and Another Appeal

Date: 28 March 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal Nos. Q-01(W)-9-01/2016 & Q-02(W)-184-01/2016 ; Source: Federal Court Registry

Kumpulan Darul Ehsan Berhad v Pentadbir Tanah Daerah Sepang and 3 Other Appeals

Date: 25 January 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal Nos. B-01(A)-402-10/2016, 403-10/2016, 404-10/2016 & 405-10/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry

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KPKT reviews National Housing Policy - Zuraida

KUCHING, June 21 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) is reviewing the national housing policy to ensure it is suitable to the current situation in the country, said its minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.

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Special Committee to monitor Prices after Zero GST

KOTA KINABALU, June 20 (Bernama) - An activist on human rights and consumerism in Sabah today suggested the setting up of a special committee to ensure traders and wholesalers in Sabah reduce or maintain the low price of their goods following the abolishment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) last June 1.

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London Documents to be used as Evidence against Petronas' Application

KUCHING, June 17 (Bernama) - The Sarawak state government would use Malaysia Agreement 1963-related documents found in London last year as a reference in its fight for rights to oil and gas produced in its territory.

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CEP gets Seven Immediate Recommendations on Institutional Reform

KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 (Bernama) - The Committee on Institutional Reforms submitted to the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) today seven immediate recommendations on the reform of key institutions in the country.

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Government to evaluate Zero GST Effect - Salahuddin

PUTRAJAYA, June 18 (Bernama) - The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry will make a comprehensive evaluation on the effects of the abolition of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the cost of food production and price of food items, said its minister, Salahuddin Ayub.

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GST: Zeti hopes Retailers will pass on Benefits to Consumers

KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 (Bernama) - Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) member Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz hoped that consumers will continue to enjoy cheaper products following the move by the government to zero-rate the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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AALCO Annual Arbitration Forum

AALCO Annual Arbitration Forum

Kuala Lumpur, June 18 - The 2018 Annual Arbitration Forum of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO) will be held from the 21st to 22nd of July 2018 at Bangunan Sulaiman, Asian International Arbitration Centre, Kuala Lumpur. The Forum coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Asian International Arbitration Centre’s (AIAC) establishment under the auspices of the AALCO.

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Website Glitch due to broken chain of trust between MYNIC, IANA Servers

KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 (Bernama) - MYNIC Bhd, an agency under the Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM), has confirmed there was a broken chain of trust between the servers in MYNIC and Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).

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Chief Justice, Court of Appeal President tender Resignations

PUTRAJAYA, June 13 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tun Raus Sharif and Court of Appeal president Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin have tendered their resignations which will take effect on July 31, it was announced today.

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Dr M defends CEP over summoning of Judges

TOKYO, June 12 (Bernama) - Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has come to defence of the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) for reportedly summoning judges recently.

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Interpol Red Notice can be used to arrest Jho Low - Lawyers

KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 (Bernama) - There are ways to bring Low Taek Jho or Jho Low back to the country over an investigation of the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.

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Put an end to BNM's Non-Core Activities

KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 (Bernama) - Putting an end to Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) involvement in non-core activities, should be one of the main reforms that the new government can embark on, said HELP University Professor Dr Geoffrey Williams.

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Malaysia and Japan to revive Look East Policy

KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 (Bernama) - Malaysia and Japan will rejuvenate and upgrade the Look East Policy to deepen collaboration and strengthen business competitiveness for both countries.

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AG to recuse himself Sua Sponte

PUTRAJAYA, June 11 (Bernama) - Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas has given assurance that he will recuse himself from cases involving parties he may know to avoid conflict of interest, according to the Malaysian Bar Council.

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Tourism Tax should be abolished - MAH

KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Association of Hotels today reiterated their call for the tourism tax to be abolished as it is counter productive to the tourism industry.

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