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Lim Ah Leh v Heng Fock Lin

Trusts - Resulting trust - Presumed resulting trusts; Equity - Fiduciary relationships - When arising; Equity - Fiduciary relationships - Duties; Limitation of actions - Particular causes of action - Account; Limitation of actions - Equity and limitation of actions

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Sin Kheng Chuan and Another v Sin Kheng Hooi

Date: 14 March 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Rayuan Sivil No. P-02(NCVC)-(W)-1378-08/2016; Source: Federal Court Registry

Peguam Negara Malaysia v Chin Chee Kow and Another Appeal

Date: 08 March 2019; Court: Federal Court; Citation: Rayuan Sivil Nos. 01(F)-58-10/2017(P) & 01(F)-59-11/2017(P); Source: Federal Court Registry

Geok Hong Co Pte Ltd v Koh Ai Gek and Others

Trusts - Constructive trusts - Common intention constructive trusts; Equity - Estoppel - Proprietary estoppel; Equity - Defences - Laches

Date: 28 February 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2019] SGCA 15; Source: Singapore Law Watch

Gurmit Singh A/L Lal Singh v Sarjit Singh A/L Lal Singh and Another

Date: 14 September 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 331; Source: Federal Court Registry

Trust Companies (Amendment) Regulations 2018

These Regulations come into operation on 14 August 2018.
Date: 13 August 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 496; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Goh Jui Leang v Tay Sing Hwa

Purchase of house – Sum of RM 280,000 given by the plaintiff to the defendant (with whom he was in a romantic relationship) allegedly as a monetary gift to support the defendant in her purchase of a house – House purchased by and registered in the defendant’s name – Sale of house – Whether the defendant was entitled ...

Date: 11 June 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 204; Source: Federal Court Registry

Public Trustee (Fees) (Amendment) Rules 2018

These Rules come into operation on 2 July 2018.
Date: 28 June 2018; Type: Federal Subsidiary Legislation; Citation: No. S 419; Source: Singapore Statutes Online

Lim Ah Leh v Heng Fock Lin

Trusts - Resulting trust - Presumed resulting trusts; Equity - Fiduciary relationships - When arising; Equity - Fiduciary relationships - Duties; Limitation of actions - Particular causes of action - Ac ...

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Those given Trust, Power should Build a better Nation Based on Rule of Law - Sultan Nazrin

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 25 (Bernama) - The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah said those given the trust, power and position, now have the opportunity to build a better Malaysia based on the rule of law.

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King decides High Court Registry Location on Advice of PM - Sabah Law Society

KOTA KINABALU, Apr 25 (Bernama) - The principal registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak can be relocated to any place in Sabah or Sarawak as determined by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong acting on the advice of the prime minister, the Sabah Law Society (SLS) said today.

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SC, DOJ Buildings declared Safe

MANILA, Apr 24 (PNA) - Work resumed at the Supreme Court (SC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Wednesday, after the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that shook parts of Luzon including Metro Manila last Monday.

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SC asked to allow Poll Watchers to take Photos

MANILA, Apr 24 (PNA) - Various individuals and groups asked the Supreme Court (SC) to lift the ban imposed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on digital photo taking by watchers of candidates in the May 13 mid-term polls.

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Makati Court hears Drug Case vs Ex-NBI Exec

MANILA, Apr 24 (PNA) - A prosecution witness positively identified the former acting regional director of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Central Mindanao as the owner of a 1,000-square meter lot in Virac, Catanduanes, where a shabu laboratory was uncovered three years ago.

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Mobile Application on Labour Market Information Launched

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Former Lawyer Pleads not Guilty to CBT Over Client's House Sale Proceeds

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 23 (Bernama) - A former lawyer pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to a charge of criminal breach of trust amounting to RM338,000 which was the proceeds from the sale of a house belonging to his client three years ago.

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Manila Court orders Arrest of Acierto, Seven Others

MANILA, Apr 23 (PNA) - A Manila court has ordered the arrest of former police official Eduardo Acierto and seven others implicated in the smuggling of shabu shipments inside magnetic lifters last year.

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SC orders Inspection of Court Houses in Quake-Affected Areas

MANILA, Apr 23 (PNA) - Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin on Tuesday ordered an inspection of all court houses in areas affected by the magnitude 6.1 earthquake that hit Luzon on Monday afternoon.

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Cybersecurity Challenge should be viewed as an Opportunity - Gobind

CYBERJAYA, Apr 23 (Bernama) - A national innovation ecosystem needs to be developed to transform cybersecurity challenges towards forming new opportunities, ideas and solutions, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said today.

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Malaysia signs ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 23 (Bernama) - Malaysia has signed the ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement (ATISA) and the Fourth Protocol to Amend the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA).

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Former Lawyer charged with Criminal Breach of Trust

SEREMBAN, Apr 23 (Bernama) - A former lawyer pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to criminal breach of trust involving RM198,592.50, nine years ago.

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PCC seeks Own Probe on Luzon Power Outages

MANILA, Apr 22 (PNA) - The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) announced that it will investigate allegations of collusion or abuse of dominance among energy companies that led to the recent series of power outages in Luzon.

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Right to Freedom of Religion guaranteed under Federal Constitution

KOTA BELUD, Apr 21 (Bernama) - The right to freedom of religion of every Malaysian is guaranteed under the Federal Constitution, said Sabah Rural Development Minister Datuk Ewon Benedick.

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Sabah and Sarawak High Court Registrar's Office to move to Kota Kinabalu

SANDAKAN, Apr 21 (Bernama) -- Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today confirmed that the Office of the Registrar of the Sabah and Sarawak High Court will be relocated from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu.

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Government awaits Approval from Malay Rulers on New Chief Justice - Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR, Apri 19 (Bernama) - The government is awaiting approval from the Malay Rulers for the appointment of a new Chief Justice, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.

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Double Pay for Workers on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday

MANILA, Apr 17 (PNA) - Workers who will report to work on April 18 and 19 will receive twice their regular daily wages as both days have been declared regular holidays, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Wednesday.

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Palace suspends Government Work for Holy Week Exodus

MANILA, Apr 17 (PNA) - Malacañang suspended work on Wednesday (April 17), 12 noon onwards, to allow government employees to travel to their respective regions in time for the observance of Maundy Thursday (April 18) and Good Friday (April 19).

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