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    CASE(S) OF THE WEEK

  • PATHMANATHAN KRISHNAN v. INDIRA GANDHI MUTHO & OTHER APPEALS [2016] 1 CLJ 911
    COURT OF APPEAL, PUTRAJAYA
    BALIA YUSOF WAHI JCA, HAMID SULTAN ABU BACKER JCA, BADARIAH SAHAMID JCA
    [CIVIL APPEALS NO: A-02-1826-08-2013; A-01-304-08-2013 & A-01-316-09-2013]
    30 DECEMBER 2015

    ADMINISTRATIVE LAW: Judicial review - Jurisdiction - Conversion of non-Muslim children to religion of Islam - Whether within exclusive jurisdiction of Shariah Court - Certificates of Conversion - Certificates issued by Islamic religious authorities - Whether an administrative decision - Whether amenable to judicial review - Whether conversion lawful and constitutional - Federal Constitution, arts. 3, 5, 8, 11, 12 - Administration of the Religion of Islam (Perak) Enactment 2004, ss. 96, 101, 106

    ADMINISTRATIVE LAW: Judicial review - Jurisdiction - Conversion of non-Muslim children to religion of Islam - Application for review of decisions of Islamic religious authorities - Principles - Issues before High Court - Whether only that of legality of conversion process - Whether High Court decided on legality of conversion instead - Whether a misdirection

    CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: Fundamental liberties - Right to practice one's religion - Conversion of non-Muslim children to religion of Islam - Conversion at instance of a converting parent - Whether single parent could lawfully convert children to Islam - Whether requiring consent of both parents - Whether conversion contravened fundamental liberties provisions of Constitution - Whether conversion lawful and constitutional - Federal Constitution, arts. 3, 5, 8, 11, 12

    ISLAMIC LAW: Convert - Conversion to Islam - Conversion of non-Muslim children to religion of Islam - Jurisdiction - Whether within exclusive jurisdiction of Shariah Court - Certificates of Conversion - Whether conclusive proof of facts stated therein - Judicial review - Whether matter could properly be heard by Civil High Court - Whether single parent could convert children to Islam - Whether conversion lawful and constitutional - Federal Constitution, arts. 3, 5, 8, 11, 12 - Administration of the Religion of Islam (Perak) Enactment 2004, ss. 96, 101, 106

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  • TENAGA NASIONAL BHD lwn. WEE KIM HOCK [2015] 2 SMC 311
    MAHKAMAH MAJISTRET, TAMPIN
    MAHYUN YUSOF Mj
    [SAMAN NO: A72NCVC-121-12-2013]
    25 DISEMBER 2014

    UTILITI-UTILITI: Elektrik - Bayaran elektrik - Usikan pada meter elektrik - Samada dibuktikan - Pertukaran kepada meter elektrik baru - Samada pertukaran meter punca berlakunya perubahan bacaan secara mendadak - Hasil ujian kejituan - Samada terdapat ralat pada bacaan meter - Kesan calar pada bahagian bawah permukaan ceper meter - Samada dikesan - Samada bacaan tepat direkodkan - Samada plaintif berhak menuntut jumlah terkurang bil daripada defendan - Akta Bekalan Elektrik 1990, ss. 37(3), 38(3), (4) & (5) â€‹

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  • ARTICLE HIGHLIGHT

    Tattoos in the workplace – taboo or a form of self-expression?

    AUSTRALIA
    Employment

    When can employers draw the line against tattoos in workplace?
    From dainty ankle tattoos to tribal armbands and full sleeved cuffs, body art is becoming a social norm as more people embrace self-expression through ink. For the HR professional, when can employers draw the line against tattoos in the workplace and are such lines even necessary?

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  • Insurer able to terminate contract after High Court considers validity of both the termination notice and an email exchange varying the contract

    UK
    Contract

    Circumstances where termination could be justified on grounds not set out in termination notice
    Where a party is already in breach of a contract, that breach may justify termination of the contract even if not relied upon by the other party in its notice of termination, the High Court has ruled.

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  • Supreme Court awards $1.3 million in employer negligence case

    AUSTRALIA
    Employment

    Former Winslow worker subjected to sexual harassment awarded A$1 million in damages
    Employers that fail to take action to protect their employees from workplace bullying and harassment could be sued for negligence, as has been proven in a recent decision by The Supreme Court of Victoria to award $1.3 million in compensation to a former road construction worker.

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