EVEREST POINT SDN BHD & ANOR v. LIM PECK SIM & ORS  7 CLJ 401
FEDERAL COURT, PUTRAJAYA
MD RAUS SHARIF PCA, RICHARD MALANJUM CJ (SABAH & SARAWAK), HASAN LAH FCJ, RAMLY ALI FCJ, ZAHARAH IBRAHIM FCJ
[CIVIL APPEAL NO: 02(f)-33-04-2015(W)]
24 MAY 2017
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