SAMSURI BAHARUDDIN & ORS v. MOHAMED AZAHARI MATIASIN & ANOTHER APPEAL  3 CLJ 287
FEDERAL COURT, PUTRAJAYA
MD RAUS SHARIF PCA, AHMAD MAAROP FCJ, HASAN LAH FCJ,
ABU SAMAH NORDIN FCJ, AZIAH ALI JCA
[CIVIL APPEALS NO: 02(f)-34-04-2014(S) & 02(f)-35-04-2014(S)]
19 JANUARY 2017
LEGAL PROFESSION: Admission - Ad hoc - Arbitration in Sabah - Foreign lawyer appointed as counsel in arbitration proceedings - Whether foreign lawyers who are not advocates within meaning of Advocates Ordinance 1953 (`Ordinance') prohibited from representing parties in arbitration proceedings in Sabah - Whether Ordinance applicable to arbitration proceedings in Sabah - Whether advocates admitted in Sabah have exclusive right to represent parties in arbitration proceedings in Sabah - Whether s. 8(1) read together with s. 2(1)(a) and (b) of Ordinance confer to Sabah advocates exclusivity of right to practise by representing and appearing for any party in arbitration proceedings in Sabah
STATUTORY INTERPRETATION: Definition - `To practise in Sabah' - Advocates Ordinance 1953, ss. 2(1)(a)(b) & 8(1) - Whether s. 8(1) must be read together with s. 2(1)(a) and (b) - Whether confer to Sabah advocates exclusivity of right to practise by representing and appearing for any party in arbitration proceedings in Sabah
LOI TECK CHAI & YANG LAIN lwn. KINTA MEDICAL CENTRE SDN BHD  3 CLJ 486
MAHKAMAH TINGGI MALAYA, IPOH
SAMSUDIN HASSAN H
[GUAMAN SIVIL NO: 22NCVC-94-2011]
9 DISEMBER 2016
TORT: Kecuaian - Tanggungjawab berjaga-jaga - Kemungkiran - Pesakit menerima rawatan hospital - Pesakit sah positif HIV selepas menerima darah yang dibekalkan oleh klinik ke hospital - Sama ada wujud tanggungjawab berjaga-jaga oleh klinik terhadap pesakit - Sama ada tanggungjawab berjaga-jaga dimungkiri - Sama ada pesakit mengalami kerosakan dan kerugian akibat kemungkiran tanggungjawab berjaga-jaga klinik - Sama ada kecuaian klinik terbukti
TORT: Ganti rugi - Kecuaian - Pesakit menerima rawatan hospital - Pesakit sah positif HIV selepas menerima darah yang dibekalkan oleh klinik ke hospital - Tuntutan ganti rugi am dan khas - Faktor-faktor yang dipertimbangkan dalam mengawardkan ganti rugi - Sama ada tuntutan ganti rugi disokong - Jumlah ganti rugi yang wajar diawardkan
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