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CLJ Bulletin, Issue 2016, Vol 25
23 June 2016


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1. Case(s) of the Week

  1. PP v. SOH CHEW THONG & ANOR AND ANOTHER APPEAL [2016] 5 CLJ 725

2. Latest Cases

  1. Legal Network Series

  2. CLJ 2016 Volume 5 (Part 5)

3. Articles

  1. LNS Article(s)

  2. CLJ Article(s)

4. Legislation Highlights

  1. Principal Acts

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  5. Legislation Alert

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CASE(S) OF THE WEEK

PP v. SOH CHEW THONG & ANOR AND ANOTHER APPEAL [2016] 5 CLJ 725
COURT OF APPEAL, PUTRAJAYA
TENGKU MAIMUN TUAN MAT JCA, ZAKARIA SAM JCA, AHMADI ASNAWI JCA
[CRIMINAL APPEALS NO: P-05-114-04-2013 & P-05-84-04-2014]
17 FEBRUARY 2016

CRIMINAL LAW: Penal Code - Section 302 - Murder - Domestic maid - Abused and neglected by employers - Deprived of food and water and starved to death - Whether conduct of employers could amount to murder - Reduction of charge to culpable homicide not amounting to murder - Whether unwarranted - Whether employers guilty of murder


LATEST CASES

Legal Network Series

[2015] 1 LNS 825

MMC-GAMUDA JOINT VENTURE SDN BHD v. TENAGA NASIONAL BERHAD

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Defence - Denials - Denial of knowledge and liability - Failure to respond to plaintiff's letters and notice of demand - Plaintiff's claim for compensation for damaged cables arising from defendant's construction works - Whether defendant was made aware of damaged cables by plaintiff before filing of action - Whether defendant ought to have responded expeditiously to plaintiff's letters - Whether defendant's denial of knowledge of incident regarding damaged cables was a contrived defence - Whether damage to cables was caused by defendant

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Estoppel - By conduct - Inequitable conduct - Estoppel defeats defence of limitation - Conduct of defendant by allowing negotiation to drag on for so long and further requesting plaintiff to refrain from taking any action - Whether defendant was guilty of unconscionable conduct - Whether it would be unconscionable to allow defendant to rely on defence of limitation

[2015] 1 LNS 826

DATO' SRI BALA KRISHNAN VELLASAMY & ORS v. CITYTEAM MEDIA SDN BHD & ANOR

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Stay of proceedings - Stay pending appeal - Appeal against ruling of court on disqualification of counsel - Special circumstances - Deprivation of constitutional right of a party to have counsel of choice - Whether absence of counsel of a party's choice could constitute special circumstances

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Stay of proceedings - Stay pending appeal - Appeal against ruling of court striking out part of defence - Special circumstances - Possibility of reinstatement of part of defence in appeal - Maintaining status quo - Whether it would be fair that status quo be maintained and for a trial to be suspended in meantime to cater for possibility of reinstatement of part of defence - Whether trial should be stayed pending outcome of appeal

[2015] 1 LNS 856

KEITH RICHARD JUDD v. SUPPAYAH KRISHNAN

TORT: Defamation - Libel - Defamatory words contained in several emails - Whether words in emails in their ordinary meaning were defamatory of plaintiff - Whether words complained of conveyed imputation which injured plaintiff's reputation - Whether defendant's action in publishing and circulating emails was actuated by express malice - Whether defamatory words were published to third party

TORT: Defamation - Defence - Qualified privilege - Whether publication was in public interest and without malice - Whether person to whom email was circulated had interest to receive contents of publication - Whether there was intention to injure plaintiff's reputation - Whether defence of qualified privilege available

[2015] 1 LNS 861

MAGNA CAPITAL SDN BHD v. ELNA PCB (M) SDN BHD

BANKRUPTCY: Capacity of bankrupt - Competency to manage company - Capacity of an undischarged bankrupt to enter an agreement on behalf of company - Direct and indirect participation in management of company - Whether conduct of an undischarged bankrupt in participating in management of company was in contravention of s. 38(1)(d) of Bankruptcy Act 1967 and s. 125 (1) of Companies Act 1965 - Whether permission of official assignee ought to have been obtained before an undischarged bankrupt could be involved in management of a company

EVIDENCE: Witness - Competency - Evidence of an undischarged bankrupt - Evidence given in respect of transaction entered by an undischarged bankrupt - Bankrupt participating in management of a company without permission of official assignee - Whether such evidence was admissible

[2015] 1 LNS 862

PETER LEE KOK CHIANG v. GEORGE LO KUIN FAH & ORS

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Striking out - Action - Action against a registered society - Office bearers and public officer were named as parties in an action against a registered society - Whether defendants entitled to summarily strike out entire action on basis wrong parties named in suit - Whether plaintiff's action was plain and obviously unsustainable - Whether there was non-compliance of s. 9(c) of Societies Act 1966

UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS: Societies - Suits - Action against a registered society - Whether it was proper to name office bearers as a party in legal proceedings - Societies Act 1966, s. 9(c)


CLJ 2016 Volume 5 (Part 5)

COURT OF APPEAL

Mohd Yazid Mohd Shariff v. PP
Aziah Ali, Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Ahmadi Asnawi JJCA
(Criminal Procedure; Evidence - Defective charge - Whether error or omission curable - Whether there was break in chain of evidence - Conflicting testimonies) [2016] 5 CLJ 709 [CA]

PP v. Soh Chew Thong & Anor And Another Appeal
Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Zakaria Sam, Ahmadi Asnawi JJCA
(Criminal Law - Murder - Domestic maid - Deprived of food and water and starved to death) [2016] 5 CLJ 725 [CA]

Sintrans Asia Services Pte Ltd v. Inai Kiara Sdn Bhd
Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahim, Rohana Yusuf, Prasad Sandosham Abraham JJCA
(Arbitration - Foreign arbitration award - Registration and enforcement) [2016] 5 CLJ 746 [CA]

Syarikat Union Wood Industries Sdn Bhd v. Chong Kok Yong & Another Appeal
Abdul Wahab Patail, Balia Yusof Wahi, Abang Iskandar JJCA
(Land Law; Trusts - Indefeasibility of title and interest - Registered ownership - Creation of trust - Creation of trust - Whether land held on trust for company) [2016] 5 CLJ 755 [CA]

Vijaya Kumar Tanapalan & Satu Lagi lwn. PP & Satu Lagi Rayuan
Mohtarudin Baki, Zakaria Sam, Ahmadi Asnawi HHMR
(Prosedur Jenayah; Undang-undang Jenayah - Pertuduhan - Pindaan - Kesalahan pengedaran dipinda kepada kesalahan milikan - Sama ada tertuduh berjaya mengakas andaian pengedaran) [2016] 5 CLJ 771 [CA]

HIGH COURT

Auto Emasjaya Sdn Bhd & Anor v. Ng Kong Ngai
Azimah Omar JC
(Civil Procedure - Judgments and orders - Enforcement - Company's assets dissipated and disposed of before enforcement of judgment) [2016] 5 CLJ 783 [HC]

Dato' Seri Mohd Najib Tun Hj Abdul Razak & Satu Lagi lwn. Nga Kor Ming
Siti Khadijah Badjenid H
(Prosedur Sivil - Locus standi - Bantahan awalan - Sama ada perkataan-perkataan memfitnah ditujukan dalam kapasiti peribadi atau kapasiti rasmi) [2016] 5 CLJ 794 [HC]

PP lwn. Jiang Haiyan
Zulkifli Bakar H
(Undang-undang Jenayah - Pengedaran dadah berbahaya - Sama ada rantaian keterangan barang kes dadah terputus) [2016] 5 CLJ 805 [HC]

PP v. Mohd Bakri Samsu & Anor
Noorin Badaruddin JC
(Criminal Law - Money laundering - Forfeiture of properties seized from directors - Whether properties obtained through illegal activity of employee) [2016] 5 CLJ 824 [HC]

Putri Ayu Ismail & Anor v. Raulammah Nooraiah
Collin Lawrence Sequerah JC
(Damages - Loss of earnings - Income derived from illegal source - Ex turpi causa non oritur actio[2016] 5 CLJ 839 [HC]

SUBJECT INDEX

ARBITRATION

Award - Foreign arbitration award - Registration and enforcement - Whether parties intended to be bound by arbitration clause - Whether validity of arbitration agreement should be determined by law of country where award was made - Whether court should recognise and enforce foreign arbitration award - Arbitration Act 2005, ss. 39(1)(a)(ii), (v), 39(10)(b)(i) & (ii)
Sintrans Asia Services Pte Ltd v. Inai Kiara Sdn Bhd
(Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahim, Rohana Yusuf, Prasad Sandosham Abraham JJCA) [2016] 5 CLJ 746 [CA]

CIVIL PROCEDURE

Judgments and orders - Enforcement - Judgment creditors obtained judgment against company - Company's assets aggressively and drastically dissipated and disposed of after judgment debts were proven and before enforcement of judgment - Majority shareholder and director relinquished shareholding and passed shareholding to other persons - Whether there was civil fraud - Burden of proof of civil fraud - Whether transcends beyond balance of probabilities - Whether there was requirement to file winding up petition before s. 304(1) of Companies Act 1965 may be invoked - Whether director carried on or conducted business to defraud judgment creditors
Auto Emasjaya Sdn Bhd & Anor v. Ng Kong Ngai
(Azimah Omar JC) [2016] 5 CLJ 783 [HC]

CRIMINAL LAW

Money laundering - Forfeiture - Discovery of excess payment and outstanding processing fee by employee - Cheques cashed by authorised individuals and monies transferred to directors' accounts - Application for order of forfeiture of properties seized from directors - Whether properties obtained by directors through illegal activity committed by employee - Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001, ss. 50(1) & 61(2)
PP v. Mohd Bakri Samsu & Anor
(Noorin Badaruddin JC) [2016] 5 CLJ 824 [HC]

Penal Code - Section 302 - Murder - Domestic maid - Abused and neglected by employers - Deprived of food and water and starved to death - Whether conduct of employers could amount to murder - Reduction of charge to culpable homicide not amounting to murder - Whether unwarranted - Whether employers guilty of murder
PP v. Soh Chew Thong & Anor And Another Appeal
(Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Zakaria Sam, Ahmadi Asnawi JJCA) [2016] 5 CLJ 725 [CA]

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

Appeal - Appeal against conviction and sentence - Accused convicted for trafficking in 4,550g cannabis and sentenced to death - Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, s. 39B(1) - Whether defence raised any reasonable doubt on prosecution's case - Whether conviction and sentence safe
Mohd Yazid Mohd Shariff v. PP
(Aziah Ali, Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Ahmadi Asnawi JJCA) [2016] 5 CLJ 709 [CA]

Charge - Defective charge - Accused charged for trafficking in dangerous drugs - Charge omitted whether trafficking was committed pursuant to limb (a), (b) or (c) of s. 39B(1) of Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 - Whether charge defective - Whether fatal to prosecution's case - Whether accused misled or prejudiced by omission - Whether occasioned in failure of justice - Whether error or omission curable - Criminal Procedure Code, s. 422
Mohd Yazid Mohd Shariff v. PP
(Aziah Ali, Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Ahmadi Asnawi JJCA) [2016] 5 CLJ 709 [CA]

DAMAGES

Loss of earnings - Income derived from illegal source - Deceased was driving school children without valid licence - Ex turpi causa non oritur actio - Whether should be taken into account for computing loss of earnings - Whether based upon policy consideration - Whether claimant should be allowed dependency claim for loss of earnings
Putri Ayu Ismail & Anor v. Raulammah Nooraiah
(Collin Lawrence Sequerah JC) [2016] 5 CLJ 839 [HC]

EVIDENCE

Conflicting testimonies - Witnesses contradicted on material point - Trafficking in dangerous drugs - Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, s. 39B(1) - Weight of drugs - Discrepancy in testimonies on weight of drugs between marker, chemist and prosecution - Whether drugs seized were same as exhibits tendered in court
Mohd Yazid Mohd Shariff v. PP
(Aziah Ali, Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Ahmadi Asnawi JJCA) [2016] 5 CLJ 709 [CA]

Exhibits - Break in chain of evidence - Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, s. 39B(1) - Accused charged for trafficking in dangerous drugs - Whether drugs seen, seized and handed by marker to investigating officer same as drugs handed by investigating officer to chemist - Whether there was break in chain of evidence
Mohd Yazid Mohd Shariff v. PP
(Aziah Ali, Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Ahmadi Asnawi JJCA) [2016] 5 CLJ 709 [CA]

LAND LAW

Indefeasibility of title and interest - Registered ownership - Plaintiff was registered owner of 1/4 share in land where company was operating business - Claim for rent - Whether plaintiff's claim on land impeachable by operation of law - Whether plaintiff entitled to collect rent - Whether company would be unjustly enriched if plaintiff denied of rentals - National Land Code, s. 340(1) & (2)
Syarikat Union Wood Industries Sdn Bhd v. Chong Kok Yong & Another Appeal
(Abdul Wahab Patail, Balia Yusof Wahi, Abang Iskandar JJCA) [2016] 5 CLJ 755 [CA]

TRUSTS

Land - Creation of trust - Whether existed - Company operating business on land - Whether there was evidence on title deed that land was held in trust for company - Name of owner of undivided 1/4 share of land registered in register of title - Whether owner granted indefeasibility of title over land - National Land Code, s. 340 - Whether company established claim that trust had been created in favour of company
Syarikat Union Wood Industries Sdn Bhd v. Chong Kok Yong & Another Appeal
(Abdul Wahab Patail, Balia Yusof Wahi, Abang Iskandar JJCA) [2016] 5 CLJ 755 [CA]

INDEKS PERKARA

PROSEDUR JENAYAH

Pertuduhan - Pindaan - Dadah berbahaya - Hakim bicara meminda pertuduhan kesalahan pengedaran kepada kesalahan milikan - Dadah dijumpai dalam sebuah bilik berhampiran dengan kedua-dua tertuduh - Sama ada kedua-dua tertuduh mempunyai kawalan, jagaan dan pengetahuan tentang dadah - Kegagalan hakim bicara menilai keterangan pembelaan - Sama ada satu ketinggalan serius - Sama ada kedua-dua tertuduh berjaya mengakas andaian pengedaran di bawah s. 37(da)(iiia) Akta Dadah Berbahaya 1952 - Imbangan kebarangkalian - Sama ada sabitan dan hukuman di bawah kesalahan milikan diketepikan dan digantikan dengan sabitan di bawah s. 39B(1)(a) Akta Dadah Berbahaya 1952
Vijaya Kumar Tanapalan & Satu Lagi lwn. PP & Satu Lagi Rayuan
(Mohtarudin Baki, Zakaria Sam, Ahmadi Asnawi HHMR) [2016] 5 CLJ 771 [CA]

PROSEDUR SIVIL

Locus standi - Bantahan awalan - Sama ada perkataan-perkataan memfitnah ditujukan dalam kapasiti peribadi atau kapasiti rasmi - Sama ada Perdana Menteri boleh mendakwa jika kritikan dibuat terhadapnya dalam kapasiti rasmi - Sama ada mempersoalkan kapasiti plaintif pertama secara peribadi
Dato' Seri Mohd Najib Tun Hj Abdul Razak & Satu Lagi lwn. Nga Kor Ming
(Siti Khadijah Badjenid H) [2016] 5 CLJ 794 [HC]

UNDANG-UNDANG JENAYAH

Akta Dadah Berbahaya 1952 - Seksyen 39B(1)(a) - Pengedaran - Pindaan pertuduhan - Hakim bicara meminda pertuduhan kesalahan pengedaran kepada kesalahan milikan - Dadah dijumpai dalam sebuah bilik berhampiran dengan kedua-dua tertuduh - Sama ada kedua-dua tertuduh mempunyai kawalan, jagaan dan pengetahuan mengenai dadah - Kegagalan hakim bicara menilai keterangan pembelaan - Sama ada satu ketinggalan serius - Sama ada kedua-dua tertuduh berjaya mengakas andaian pengedaran di bawah s. 37(da)(iiia) Akta Dadah Berbahaya 1952 - Imbangan kebarangkalian - Sama ada sabitan dan hukuman di bawah kesalahan milikan diketepikan dan digantikan dengan sabitan di bawah s. 39B(1)(a) Akta Dadah Berbahaya 1952
Vijaya Kumar Tanapalan & Satu Lagi lwn. PP & Satu Lagi Rayuan
(Mohtarudin Baki, Zakaria Sam, Ahmadi Asnawi HHMR) [2016] 5 CLJ 771 [CA]

Akta Dadah Berbahaya 1952 - Seksyen 39B(1)(a) - Pengedaran dadah berbahaya - Analisis dadah - Sama ada mematuhi peruntukan s. 37(j) Akta - Sama ada terdapat keraguan serius berkenaan identiti beg yang mengandungi dadah - Sama ada rantaian keterangan barang kes dadah terputus - Sama ada memprejudiskan tertuduh - Kredibiliti saksi-saksi pendakwaan - Sama ada disangsikan dan diragui - Sama ada keterangan saksi-saksi bercanggah dan tidak wajar diterima sepenuhnya - Kegagalan pegawai penyiasat menjalankan siasatan lengkap - Akta Keterangan 1950, s. 114(g) - Sama ada terpakai - Sama ada wujud kelompangan dalam kes pendakwaan - Sama ada kes prima facie terhadap tertuduh berjaya dibuktikan
PP lwn. Jiang Haiyan
(Zulkifli Bakar H) [2016] 5 CLJ 805 [HC]


ARTICLES

LNS Article(s)

  1. PENGKOMPUTERAN AWAN DAN PERLINDUNGAN HAK CIPTA [Read excerpt]
    by: AHMAD SHAMSUL ABD AZIZ*
    NOR AZLINA MOHD NOOR**
    [2016] 1 LNS(A) liii

  2. [2016] 1 LNS(A) liii
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    MALAYSIA

    PENGKOMPUTERAN AWAN DAN PERLINDUNGAN HAK CIPTA
    by
    AHMAD SHAMSUL ABD AZIZ*
    NOR AZLINA MOHD NOOR**

    Pengenalan

    Pengkomputeran awan (cloud computing) merupakan pembangunan teknologi komputer berasaskan Internet yang merupakan pusat data yang sangat berkuasa.[1] Ia merupakan suatu proses dimana pengguna menggunakan Internet sebagai tempat untuk menyimpan atau storan segala data peribadi seperti dokumen, gambar, video dan sebagainya yang sebahagian besarnya merupakan bahan-bahan berhak cipta. Pengkomputeran awan akan memuat alih data-data milik pengguna laman sesawang dan kemudiannya data yang disimpan tersebut boleh dicapai di mana-mana sahaja asalkan adanya kemudahan Internet di kawasan tersebut.[2] Pengkomputeran awan ini hakikatnya adalah sangat kompleks dan suatu bidang yang bergerak terlalu pantas di dalam undang-undang.[3] Pengkomputeran awan membolehkan seseorang berkongsi data, bekerjasama dan berhubung dengan pihak-pihak di seluruh dunia yang kita tidak mampu bayangkan sedekad yang lalu.[4] Ia boleh digunakan secara individu atau dalam kelompok yang ramai. Kemudahan capaian melalui langganan ini terbahagi kepada:[5]

    . . .

    * Pensyarah Kanan, Pusat Pengajian Undang-undang, UUM COLGIS, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

    ** Pensyarah, Pusat Pengajian Undang-undang, UUM COLGIS, Universiti Utara Malaysia.


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  3. CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN THE RESOLUTION OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL DISPUTES* [Read excerpt]
    by: SIR WILLIAM BLAIR** [2016] 1 LNS(A) liv

  4. [2016] 1 LNS(A) liv
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    UNITED KINGDOM

    CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN THE RESOLUTION OF INTERNATIONAL
    COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL DISPUTES*

    by
    SIR WILLIAM BLAIR**

    It is a pleasure to give the 2016 ICCL lecture. The Institute has done excellent work in promoting the study of commercial law at Durham Law School, and it is a privilege to follow earlier annual ICCL lectures given by Lord Hodge and Sir Ross Cranston.

    I spent a good part of my childhood, literally as well as metaphorically, in the shadow of Durham's great cathedral. The time of its completion in the 12th century was a period of strong economic growth. In dealing with the disputes that inevitably arise in trade, the merchants of the time had to cope with problems that are still with us. How do you develop portable rules that will work in different places? How do you input practical expertise so that disputes are resolved in accordance with commercial expectations? What are the underlying values which the system should reflect?

    It is interesting to note that from a very different perspective, and in the context of a discussion on the future of arbitration law, Professor Shen Wei has recently analysed the medieval contribution in these respects in the form of the lex mercatoria and the merchant courts, and asked how they chime in our very different global environment.[1]

    . . .

    * Sir William Blair, Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law Annual Lecture 2016 (Durham, 21 January 2016). Published with kind permission of the Judicial Communications Office, Judiciary of England and Wales (https://www.judiciary. gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/blair-durham-iccl-lecture-2016.pdf).

    ** Judge of the Queen's Bench Division, and Judge in Charge of the Commercial Court. The views expressed are those of the speaker.


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CLJ Article(s)

  1. THE ROLE OF THE NATIONAL COURTS IN THE RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL ARBITRAL AWARDS IN MALAYSIA [Read excerpt]
    by: MOHAMED FAHMI GHAZWI*, AHMAD MASUM** & NURLI YAACOB*** [2016] 5 CLJ(A) i

  2. [2016] 5 CLJ(A) i
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    MALAYSIA

    THE ROLE OF THE NATIONAL COURTS IN THE RECOGNITION AND
    ENFORCEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL ARBITRAL AWARDS IN MALAYSIA

    by
    MOHAMED FAHMI GHAZWI*, AHMAD MASUM** & NURLI YAACOB***

    Abstract

    An arbitral award is ideally a final determination of the rights of the parties, which is supposed to bring an end to the dispute and resolve issues. The only recourse under most arbitral laws against arbitral awards are provisions for the setting aside of an arbitral award. Parties who are dissatisfied with an arbitral decision can apply to the courts where the seat of arbitration is located in order for the court to have a supervisory role in the arbitral process. The aim of this paper is to examine the role of the national courts in Malaysia in the recognition and enforcement of international arbitral awards. The paper examines the grounds on which the losing party may rely on in setting aside the enforcement of the international arbitral award. The methodology adopted in this paper is a legal library based research or doctrinal research focusing mainly on primary and secondary sources. On a final note, the paper concludes that the Malaysian Arbitration Act 2005 is similar to the UNCITRAL Model Law when it comes to the grounds to set aside the recognition and enforcement of international arbitration awards.

    . . .

    * Legal Consultant at Al Ghazo Legal Firm, Amman-Jordan, E-mail: ghazwi09@gmail.com.

    ** Senior Lecturer at School of Law, UUM College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia. E-mail: asmad@uum.edu.my

    *** Senior Lecturer at School of Law, UUM College of Law, Government and International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia. E-mail: nurli@uum.edu.my


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LEGISLATION HIGHLIGHTS

Principal Acts

Number Title In force from Repealing
ACT 776 National Security Council Act 2016 Not Yet In Force -
ACT 775 Traditional and Complementary Medicine Act 2016 Not Yet In Force -
ACT 774 Allied Health Professions Act 2016 Not Yet In Force -
ACT 773 Finance Act 2015 The Income Tax Act 1967 [Act 53] see s 3; The Petroleum (Income Tax) Act 1967 [Act 543] see s 33; The Real Property Gains Tax Act 1976 [Act 169] see s 39; The Labuan Business Activity Tax Act 1990 [Act 445] see s 44; The Goods and Services Tax Act 2014 [Act 762] see s 47; The Promotion of Investments Act 1986 [Act 327] see s 57 -
ACT 772 Animal Welfare Act 2015 Not Yet In Force -

Amending Acts

Number Title In force from Principal/Amending Act No
ACT A1509 Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 2016 10 June 2016 ACT 166
ACT A1508 Employees' Social Security (Amendment) Act 2016 1 June 2016 [PU(B) 261/2016] ACT 4
ACT A1507 Supplementary Supply (2015) Act 2016 27 May 2016  
ACT A1506 Tabung Angkatan Tentera (Amendment) Act 2016 8 March 2016 except s 2, para 4(c), ss 5 and 6, para 7(a) and ss 9 and 11; 1 January 2016 - s 2, para 4(c), ss 5 and 6, para 7(a) and ss 9 and 11 ACT 101
ACT A1505 Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Act 2016 8 March 2016 ACT 720

PU(A)

Number Title Date of Publication In force from Principal/ Amending Act No
PU(A) 176/2016 Road Transport (Prohibition of Use of Road) (Federal Roads) Order 2016 17 June 2016 18 June 2016 ACT 333
PU(A) 175/2016 Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Price Marking of Price-Controlled Goods) (No. 4) Order 2016 15 June 2016 16 June 2016 to 6 July 2016 ACT 723
PU(A) 173/2016 Control of Supplies (Controlled Articles) (No. 4) Order 2016 15 June 2016 16 June 2016 ACT 122
PU(A) 172/2016 Printing Presses and Publications (Control of Undesirable Publications) (No. 12) Order 2016 14 June 2016 15 June 2016 ACT 301
PU(A) 171/2016 Printing Presses and Publications (Control of Undesirable Publications) (No. 11) Order 2016 14 June 2016 15 June 2016 ACT 301

PU(B)

Number Title Date of Publication In force from Principal/ Amending Act No
PU(B) 295/2016 Appointment of Directors of Industrial Relations 17 June 2016 Specified in column (2) of the Schedule ACT 177
PU(B) 294/2016 Notice To Third Parties 17 June 2016 18 June 2016 ACT 613
PU(B) 293/2016 Notice To Third Parties 17 June 2016 18 June 2016 ACT 613
PU(B) 292/2016 Notice of Designation of Site As Heritage Site 16 June 2016 17 June 2016 ACT 645
PU(B) 291/2016 Notice of Designation of Site As Heritage Site 16 June 2016 17 June 2016 ACT 645

Legislation Alert

Updated

Act/Principal No. Title Amended by In force from Section amended
ACT 166 Legal Profession Act 1976 ACT A1509 10 June 2016 Section 103E
PU(A) 46/2016 Passports (Visa to Tourist From the People'S Republic of China) (Exemption) Order 2016 PU(A) 147/2016 1 June 2016 until 31 December 2016 Paragraph 2
PU(A) 437/1985 Food Regulations 1985 PU(A) 145/2016 1 December 2017;1 December 2016 - Regulation 2 Regulation 82, 361, 386A, Schedules Twentieth B and Twentieth C
PU(A) 95/2009 Food Hygiene Regulations 2009 PU(A) 146/2016 1 December 2016 Regulation 51
ACT 4 Employees' Social Security Act 1969 ACT A1508 1 June 2016 [PU(B) 261/2016] Section 5, 58, 71, 72A, 74A, 75A, 95A, 105, First Schedule, Third Schedule and Fourth Schedule

 

Revoked

 

Act/Principal No. Title Revoked by In force from
PU(B) 168/2013 Polling Districts, Polling Centres and Polling Hours (Amendment) (No. 15) PU(B) 197/2016 30 April 2016
PU(B) 167/2013 Polling Districts, Polling Centres and Polling Hours (Amendment) (No. 14) PU(B) 197/2016 30 April 2016
PU(B) 164/2013 Polling Districts, Polling Centres and Polling Hours (Amendment) (No. 11) PU(B) 197/2016 30 April 2016
PU(B) 163/2013 Polling Districts, Polling Centres and Polling Hours (Amendment) (No. 10) PU(B) 197/2016 30 April 2016
PU(B) 162/2013 Polling Districts, Polling Centres and Polling Hours (Amendment) (No. 9) PU(B) 197/2016 30 April 2016