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Issue #33/2017
17 August 2017

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New This Week

  1. Case(s) of the Week

    1. EVEREST POINT SDN BHD & ANOR v. LIM PECK SIM & ORS [2017] 7 CLJ 401

  2. Appeal Update

    1. Appeal Update

  3. Latest Cases

    1. Legal Network Series

    2. CLJ 2017 Volume 7 (Part 4)

  4. Articles

    1. LNS Article(s)

  5. Legislation Highlights

    1. Principal Acts

    2. Amending Acts

    3. PU(A)

    4. PU(B)

    5. Legislation Alert

CASE(S) OF THE WEEK

EVEREST POINT SDN BHD & ANOR v. LIM PECK SIM & ORS [2017] 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

CONTRACT: Building contract – Sale and purchase agreement – Delay in completion – Damages – Liquidated ascertained damages ('LAD') – Cut-off date for calculation of LAD – Whether on date purchaser notified of issuance of Certificate of Fitness for Occupation – Whether on date when purchaser took actual possession of apartment unit

LAND LAW: Housing developers – Delay in completion – Damages for late delivery – Liquidated ascertained damages ('LAD') – Time when vacant possession deemed delivered – Cut-off date for computation of LAD – Whether on date purchaser notified of issuance of Certificate of Fitness for Occupation – Whether on date when purchaser took actual possession of apartment unit


APPEAL UPDATE  
  1. PP v. Morah Chekwube Chukwudi [2017] 1 LNS 864 (CA) affirming the High Court case of PP v. Morah Chekwube Chukwudi: Trial No 45A-17-02-2014

  2. Lee Thou En & Ors v. Lee Tau Fen [2017] 1 LNS 266 (CA) overruling the High Court case of Lee Tau Fen v. Lee Thou En & Ors [2013] 1 LNS 635

LATEST CASES

Legal Network Series

[2016] 1 LNS 1039

K ELIZABETH SUMANA DE SILVA v. PENGARAH TANAH DAN GALIAN WILAYAH PERSEKUTUAN, KUALA LUMPUR & ORS

TORT: Trespass - Encroachment into land - Claim for vacant possession - Absence of denial - Defendant constructed highway on a small part of plaintiff's land - Incomplete acquisition process - Failure to obtain consent of land owner - Whether there was trespass on land - Whether plaintiff ought to be compensated if impossible to give vacant possession

[2016] 1 LNS 1439

DATUK ISHAK ISMAIL lwn. PP

PROSEDUR JENAYAH: Pertuduhan - Permohonan untuk pembatalan - Pertuduhan dibawah s. 177 & 188 Akta Pasaran Modal dan Perkhidmatan 2007 ('Akta 671') - Niat jahat - Kelewatan mendakwa - Pertuduhan jenayah dibuat setelah 6 tahun tindakan sivil diambil oleh Suruhanjaya Sekuriti - Tindakan atas fakta yang sama - Sama ada pertuduhan merupakan suatu penindasan dan penyalahgunaan proses Mahkamah - Sama ada Akta 671 memberi kuasa kepada pihak pendakwaan untuk mengemukakan pertuduhan jenayah dibawah s. 177 dan 188 Akta 671 - Sama ada kuasa untuk mendakwa terletak pada pihak pendakwaan atau suruhanjaya sekuriti - Sama ada terdapat ketidakadilan dalam pengemukaan pertuduhan

PROSEDUR JENAYAH: Bicara - Penangguhan prosiding - Keadaan khas - Permohonan penangguhan prosiding sementara menunggu rayuan terhadap keputusan mahkamah yang menolak permohonan pembatalan pertuduhan - Sama ada wujud keadaan khas yang mewajarkan penangguhan prosiding - Sama ada isu permohonan pembatalan pertuduhan dilupuskan dahulu merupakan keadaan khas - Sama ada ketiadaan prejudis kepada responden merupakan keadaan khas yang mewajarkan penangguhan prosiding - Sama ada keputusan untuk menolak permohonan pembatalan pertuduhan boleh dirayu

[2017] 1 LNS 144

SAIDAH SULAIMAN & YANG LAIN lwn. SHAHARUDIN OTHMAN

UNDANG-UNDANG TANAH: Hakmilik dan kepentingan tak sangkal - Pemilik berdaftar - Pertikaian berkenaan hak pemilik berdaftar untuk menjual hartanah - Dakwaan bahawa hartanah dipegang atas amanah - Sama ada pemilik berdaftar merupakan pemegang amanah dan pentadbir hartanah - Sama ada hak pemilik berdaftar untuk menjual hartanah boleh dipersoalkan - Sama ada pemilik hartanah perlu mendapatkan kebenaran daripada pihak lain dalam menjual hartanah yang telah didaftarkan atas namanya - Sama ada pemilik berdaftar hartanah mempunyai hak tak sangkal oleh undang-undang

PERWARISAN: Pesaka kecil - Pembahagian - Cabaran terhadap perintah pentadbir tanah - Pengenepian - Bidangkuasa mahkamah - Sama ada mahkamah sivil mempunyai bidangkuasa untuk mengenepikan perintah pentadbir tanah - Sama ada rayuan seharusnya telah dikemukakan terhadap perintah pentadbir tanah mengikut peruntukan di dalam s. 29 Akta (Pembahagian) Pesaka Kecil 1955

[2017] 1 LNS 330

KETUA PENGARAH HASIL DALAM NEGERI v. KUALITI ALAM SDN BHD

REVENUE LAW: Income tax - Appeal - Appeal against decision of Inland Revenue Board - Assessment - Tax payer's claim for reinvestment allowance in respect of plant and machinery - Inland Revenue Board rejected claim for reinvestment allowance - Whether certain capital investments made by taxpayer was eligible for relief as reinvestment allowance - Whether claim came within meaning of 'qualified project' - Whether a taxing statute had to be construed in favour of taxpayer - Income Tax Act 1967, s. 133A & Schedule 7A

[2017] 1 LNS 362

HENG WAH TRADING CO v. GLAMOR SHOES INDUSTRIES

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Judgments and orders - Setting aside - Regular judgment - Application to set aside judgment in default of defence - Delay in making application - Defendant blamed his former solicitors' inaction after judgment in default was recorded - Consideration of court - Whether court should refuse relief to an indolent litigant without considering merits in defence - Whether merits of defence is the sole consideration that a court takes into account in deciding whether to set aside a regular default judgment - Whether application should be dismissed on ground of delay - Whether there was reasonable explanation for delay


CLJ 2017 Volume 7 (Part 4)

FEDERAL COURT

Everest Point Sdn Bhd & Anor v. Lim Peck Sim & Ors
Md Raus Sharif PCA, Richard Malanjum CJ (Sabah & Sarawak), Hasan Lah, Ramly Ali, Zaharah Ibrahim FCJJ
(Contract; Land Law - Building contract - Sale and purchase agreement - Housing developers - Delay in completion - Liquidated ascertained damages) [2017] 7 CLJ 401 [FC]

COURT OF APPEAL

Bauer (M) Sdn Bhd v. Kukdong Engineering & Construction Co Ltd
David Wong Dak Wah, Umi Kalthum Abdul Majid, Harmindar Singh Dhaliwal JJCA
(Arbitration - Jurisdiction of court - Whether arbitrator had mandate to grant award over debt which was admitted in foreign jurisdiction - Whether questions referred to High Court were questions of law - Whether High Court had jurisdiction to hear application) [2017] 7 CLJ 414 [CA]

Kantha Rasalingam v. Shamsunnisa M.A Abdul Jabbar & Ors
David Wong Dak Wah, Umi Kalthum Abdul Majid, Hasnah Mohammed Hashim JJCA
(Company Law; Contract - Share sale agreement - Sale and transfer of shares of bumiputera companies to non-bumiputera individual) [2017] 7 CLJ 423 [CA]

Lee Choon Hei v. Public Bank Bhd & Another Appeal
Mohd Zawawi Salleh, Badariah Sahamid, Harmindar Singh Dhaliwal JJCA
(Partnership - Suits by and against partnerships - Action against firm - Whether former partner of firm liable - Whether writ of summons ought to be served on former partner) [2017] 7 CLJ 438 [CA]

Lembaga Pembangunan Langkawi v. Smart Unity Sdn Bhd
Abang Iskandar, Idrus Harun, Badariah Sahamid JJCA
(Contract - Termination - Joint venture agreement - Breach of agreement) [2017] 7 CLJ 450 [CA]

PP v. Emenika Izunna Maduabuchukwu
Zakaria Sam, Abang Iskandar, Zamani A Rahim JJCA
(Criminal Procedure; Evidence - Trafficking in dangerous drugs - Appeal against acquittal and discharge) [2017] 7 CLJ 469 [CA]

HIGH COURT

Celcom (Malaysia) Bhd & Anor v. Tan Sri Dato' Tajudin Ramli & Ors And Another Case
Wong Kian Kheong JC
(Civil Procedure - Committal proceedings - False evidence in affidavits) [2017] 7 CLJ 488 [HC]

Le Truong Vinh v. PP
Collin Lawrence Sequerah J
(Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure - Fisheries Act 1985 - Section 16(3) - Appeal against conviction and sentence - Use of uncertified court interpreter - Whether accused understood nature of charge and consequences of pleading guilty) [2017] 7 CLJ 503 [HC]

SUBJECT INDEX

ARBITRATION

Agreement - Jurisdiction of court - Korean company appointed Malaysian subcontractor for building project - Dispute arose - Matter referred to arbitration - Korean company filed petition for rehabilitation order at South Korean Court while arbitration still going on - Whether subcontractor participated in proceedings at South Korean Court - Whether claim in arbitration proceedings taken over by rehabilitation scheme event - Whether Korean company entitled to apply for award in arbitration for same debt - Whether arbitrator had mandate to grant award over debt which was admitted in foreign jurisdiction by consent of both parties - Whether questions referred to High Court were questions of law - Whether High Court had jurisdiction to hear application - Arbitration Act 2005, s. 41
Bauer (M) Sdn Bhd v. Kukdong Engineering & Construction Co Ltd
(David Wong Dak Wah, Umi Kalthum Abdul Majid, Harmindar Singh Dhaliwal JJCA) [2017] 7 CLJ 414 [CA]

COMPANY LAW

Shares - Transfer - Share sale agreement - Sale and transfer of shares of bumiputera companies to non-bumiputera individual - Whether agreement lawful - Whether transfer of shares valid and could be effected - Whether infringed bumiputera policy - Bumiputera companies formed by private individuals - Whether bumiputera companies could amend relevant provision in memorandum and articles of association to accomplish transfer of shares - Contracts Act 1950, s. 25 - Companies Act 1965, s. 31
Kantha Rasalingam v. Shamsunnisa M.A Abdul Jabbar & Ors
(David Wong Dak Wah, Umi Kalthum Abdul Majid, Hasnah Mohammed Hashim JJCA) [2017] 7 CLJ 423 [CA]

CIVIL PROCEDURE

Committal proceedings - Application for - Allegation that deponent gave false evidence in affidavits - Whether deponent committed act or omission which interfered with due administration of justice - Whether statements and verifying affidavits disclosed prima facie contempt of court that affidavits were false - Whether court should exercise its discretion to grant leave for contempt of court proceedings regarding false affidavits filed in interlocutory applications - Rules of Court, O. 52 r. 3(1)
Celcom (Malaysia) Bhd & Anor v. Tan Sri Dato' Tajudin Ramli & Ors And Another Case
(Wong Kian Kheong JC) [2017] 7 CLJ 488 [HC]

CONTRACT

Agreement - Share sale agreement - Sale and transfer of shares of bumiputera companies to non-bumiputera individual - Whether agreement lawful - Whether infringed bumiputera policy - Contracts Act 1950, s. 25
Kantha Rasalingam v. Shamsunnisa M.A Abdul Jabbar & Ors
(David Wong Dak Wah, Umi Kalthum Abdul Majid, Hasnah Mohammed Hashim JJCA) [2017] 7 CLJ 423 [CA]

Building contract - Sale and purchase agreement - Delay in completion - Damages - Liquidated ascertained damages ('LAD') - Cut-off date for calculation of LAD - Whether on date purchaser notified of issuance of Certificate of Fitness for Occupation - Whether on date when purchaser took actual possession of apartment unit
Everest Point Sdn Bhd & Anor v. Lim Peck Sim & Ors
(Md Raus Sharif PCA, Richard Malanjum CJ (Sabah & Sarawak), Hasan Lah, Ramly Ali, Zaharah Ibrahim FCJJ) [2017] 7 CLJ 401 [FC]

Termination - Joint venture agreement ('JVA') - Whether breach of agreement established - Whether works commenced - Issuance of notice to remedy breaches - Failure by plaintiff to remedy breaches within period stipulated - Inordinate delay of seven years to undertake project under JVA - Whether JVA lawfully terminated
Lembaga Pembangunan Langkawi v. Smart Unity Sdn Bhd
(Abang Iskandar, Idrus Harun, Badariah Sahamid JJCA) [2017] 7 CLJ 450 [CA]

CRIMINAL LAW

Fisheries Act 1985 - Section 16(3) - Conviction and sentence - Appeal against - Use of uncertified court interpreter - Whether accused properly understood nature of charge and consequences of pleading guilty - Whether accused unreservedly pleaded guilty to charge - Whether charge defective - Sentence - Whether manifestly excessive - Public interest elements - Consideration of - Whether plea of guilt entitled accused to discount in sentence
Le Truong Vinh v. PP
(Collin Lawrence Sequerah J) [2017] 7 CLJ 503 [HC]

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

Admissibility - Exhibit - Trafficking in dangerous drugs - Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, s. 39B(1)(a) - Drugs found in two bags carried by accused person - Allegation of third bag during re-examination - Whether third bag affected credibility of drugs found in two bags - Whether third bag admissible as evidence - Whether third bag produced too late - Whether defence created reasonable doubt on prosecution's case
PP v. Emenika Izunna Maduabuchukwu
(Zakaria Sam, Abang Iskandar, Zamani A Rahim JJCA) [2017] 7 CLJ 469 [CA]

Appeal - Appeal against acquittal and discharge - Appeal by prosecution - Trafficking in dangerous drugs - Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, s. 39B(1)(a) - Drugs found in two bags carried by accused person - Accused person denied knowledge of drugs - Defence of innocent carrier - Whether defence proven - Whether there was a third bag - Whether existence of third bag affected credibility of drugs found in two bags - Whether defence created reasonable doubt on prosecution's case
PP v. Emenika Izunna Maduabuchukwu
(Zakaria Sam, Abang Iskandar, Zamani A Rahim JJCA) [2017] 7 CLJ 469 [CA]

Appeal - Appeal against conviction and sentence - Offence under s. 16(3) Fisheries Act 1985 - Use of uncertified court interpreter - Whether accused properly understood nature of charge and consequences of pleading guilty - Whether accused unreservedly pleaded guilty to charge - Whether charge defective - Sentence - Whether manifestly excessive - Public interest elements - Consideration of - Whether plea of guilt entitled accused to discount in sentence
Le Truong Vinh v. PP
(Collin Lawrence Sequerah J) [2017] 7 CLJ 503 [HC]

EVIDENCE

Conduct - Conduct of accused - Trafficking in dangerous drugs - Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, s. 39B(1)(a) - Drugs found in two bags carried by accused person - Accused looked nervous when police officer checked bags - Whether conduct signified knowledge of drugs - Evidence Act 1950, s. 9
PP v. Emenika Izunna Maduabuchukwu
(Zakaria Sam, Abang Iskandar, Zamani A Rahim JJCA) [2017] 7 CLJ 469 [CA]

LAND LAW

Housing developers - Delay in completion - Damages for late delivery - Liquidated ascertained damages ('LAD') - Time when vacant possession deemed delivered - Cut-off date for computation of LAD - Whether on date purchaser notified of issuance of Certificate of Fitness for Occupation - Whether on date when purchaser took actual possession of apartment unit
Everest Point Sdn Bhd & Anor v. Lim Peck Sim & Ors
(Md Raus Sharif PCA, Richard Malanjum CJ (Sabah & Sarawak), Hasan Lah, Ramly Ali, Zaharah Ibrahim FCJJ) [2017] 7 CLJ 401 [FC]

PARTNERSHIP

Suits by and against partnerships - Action against firm - Solicitor from firm's branch acted for bank in loan transaction with third party - Third party defaulted in payment - Bank unable to proceed with foreclosure proceedings since charge on property in favour of bank discharged without bank's knowledge and consent - Judgment obtained against firm for damages suffered by bank - Whether former partner of firm liable at material date when discharge of charge took place - Whether writ of summons ought to be served on former partner of firm - Whether High Court Judge erred in failing to direct that liability of former partner be tried in full
Lee Choon Hei v. Public Bank Bhd & Another Appeal
(Mohd Zawawi Salleh, Badariah Sahamid, Harmindar Singh Dhaliwal JJCA) [2017] 7 CLJ 438 [CA]


ARTICLES

LNS Article(s)

  1. PRINSIP KETERIKATAN MAZHAB DALAM ISLAM: WUJUDKAH PERUNTUKAN DALAM UNDANG-UNDANG DI MALAYSIA?* [Read excerpt]
    by: MOHAMMAD AZAM HUSSAIN**
    HAIRUDDIN MEGAT LATIF***
    AL HANISHAM MOHD KHALID+
    MOHD ZAKHIRI MD NOR++
    MD. REJAB MD DESA+++
    [2017] 1 LNS(A) lxviii

  2. [2017] 1 LNS(A) lxviii
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    MALAYSIA

    PRINSIP KETERIKATAN MAZHAB DALAM ISLAM: WUJUDKAH PERUNTUKAN DALAM UNDANG-UNDANG DI MALAYSIA?*
    by
    MOHAMMAD AZAM HUSSAIN**
    HAIRUDDIN MEGAT LATIF***
    AL HANISHAM MOHD KHALID+
    MOHD ZAKHIRI MD NOR++
    MD. REJAB MD DESA+++

    Abstrak

    Islam mengiktiraf empat mazhab yang utama iaitu mazhab Hanafi, Maliki, Syafi'i dan Hanbali sebagai pegangan umat Islam dalam memahami hukum Islam. Umat Islam disarankan agar berpegang hanya kepada satu mazhab sahaja bagi mengelakkan berlakunya kecelaruan dalam amalan agama. Namun keadaan ini menimbulkan suatu fenomena fanatik kepada mazhab lantaran ketidakfahaman masyarakat Islam dalam amalan bermazhab. Malaysia mempunyai peruntukan undang-undang dalam mengawalselia urusan agama Islam samada di peringkat Persekutuan mahupun negeri-negeri. Persoalannya, sejauh manakah aspek berkaitan dengan amalan bermazhab dijelaskan oleh undang-undang sebagai panduan kepada umat Islam di negara ini?

    Kata kunci: Undang-undang; Syariah; Islam; Perlembagaan Malaysia; Mazhab Syafi'i

    . . .

    * Artikel ini telah dibentangkan di Seminar on Law and Society 2016, pada 6 Disember 2016, anjuran Pusat Pengajian Undang-undang, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia.
    ** Pensyarah Kanan, Pusat Pengajian Undang-undang, UUM Colgis, 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia. e-mail: hmazam@uum.edu.my
    *** Prof. Madya Dr., Pusat Pengajian Undang-undang, UUM Colgis, 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia. e-mail: hairuddin@uum.edu.my
    + Pensyarah, Pusat Pengajian Undang-undang, UUM Colgis, 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia. e-mail: hanisham@uum.edu.my
    ++ Pensyarah Kanan, Pusat Pengajian Undang-undang, UUM Colgis, 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia. e-mail: zakhiri@uum.edu.my
    +++ Pensyarah Kanan, Pusat Pengajian Undang-undang, UUM Colgis, 06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia. e-mail: rejab@uum.edu.my


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  3. AN INTRODUCTION TO TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN MALAYSIA [Read excerpt]
    by: TASHA CHANDRA* [2017] 1 LNS(A) lxix

  4. [2017] 1 LNS(A) lxix
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    MALAYSIA

    AN INTRODUCTION TO TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN MALAYSIA
    by
    TASHA CHANDRA*

    Trademarks and service marks are types of Intellectual Property used by traders to identify or distinguish their goods and/or services from those of other traders. These include distinctive words, designs, logos, symbols and/or phrases. It is not compulsory to register a trademark or service mark in Malaysia. However, there is generally less legal protection available to trademarks or service marks that are not registered. Trademarks and service marks are territorial in nature and must be registered in each of the countries where they are being used. For the purposes of this article, the term "trademarks" shall include reference to service marks as well.

    . . .

    * Sole Proprietor of Messrs K. Chandra & Co.


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  5. STATUTORY REGULATION AND MANAGEMENT OF OIL SPILLS IN THE NIGER DELTA REGION OF NIGERIA [Read excerpt]
    by: HAKEEM IJAIYA PH.D.*
    MUTIAT ABDULSALAM LA-KADRI (MRS.) LL.M+
    MARYAM BAYERO JIMOH (MRS.) LL.M++
    [2017] 1 LNS(A) lxx

  6. [2017] 1 LNS(A) lxx
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    MALAYSIA

    STATUTORY REGULATION AND MANAGEMENT OF OIL SPILLS IN THE NIGER DELTA REGION OF NIGERIA
    by
    HAKEEM IJAIYA PH.D.*
    MUTIAT ABDULSALAM LA-KADRI (MRS.) LL.M+
    MARYAM BAYERO JIMOH (MRS.) LL.M++

    Abstract

    Oil exploration in the Niger Delta has adversely affected the eco-system and inhabitants of the region. This has become a major concern for environmentalists nationally and internationally. Although environmental protection laws exist, the impact of such laws is yet to be felt. It is against this back-drop that this research examines the various environmental protection laws applicable to the region particularly those meant to prevent oil spills, with the aim of ascertaining the reasons for their inefficiency. This is with the objective of suggesting workable solutions necessary to amend the applicable laws and reinforce existing institutions to restore the Niger Delta eco-system and reinstate the inhabitants. This was achieved through content analysis of primary and secondary sources of law. The study discovered that most of the applicable laws are inadequate and the regulatory institutions lack the necessary authority for their enforcement. The research recommends that applicable laws should be amended and harmonized to render them operative, full scale clean-up of existing chemical spills should be embarked on, and modern measures such as emission trading and payment by polluters should be adopted.

    Key words: Environment, Environmental Protection, Pollution, Oil-spills.

    . . .

    * University of Ilorin, Ilorin. Email: hakeemijaiya@gmail.com. Phone: 08060645677
    + College of Law, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin. Email: mutiatabdulsalami@yahoo.com. Phone: 08066188201
    ++ College of Law, Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin. Email: maryam.bayero@yahoo.com. Phone: 08030516209


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LEGISLATION HIGHLIGHTS

Principal Acts

Number Title In force from Repealing
ACT 792 Sexual Offences Against Children Act 2017 10 July 2017 [PU(B) 340/2017] -
ACT 791 Tourism Tax Act 2017 1 August 2017 [PU(B) 398/2017] - Parts I, II, IV and X, and sections 8 and 9; 1 September 2017 [PU(B) 398/2017] - Parts V, VI, VII, VIII and IX, and sections 6 and 7 -
ACT 790 Courts (Modes of Commencement of Civil Actions) Act 2017 15 July 2017 [PU(B) 341/2017] -
ACT 789 Self-Employment Social Security Act 2017 13 June 2017 [PU(B) 299/2017] -
ACT 788 Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia Act 2017 Not Yet In Force -

Amending Acts

Number Title In force from Principal/Amending Act No
ACT A1537 Strategic Trade (Amendment) Act 2017 Not Yet In Force ACT 708
ACT A1536 Penal Code (Amendment) Act 2017 1 September 2017 [PU(B) 410/2017] ACT 574
ACT A1535 Private Higher Educational Institutions (Amendment) Act 2017 Not Yet In Force ACT 555
ACT A1534 Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2017 Not Yet In Force ACT 360
ACT A1533 Consumer Protection (Amendment) Act 2017 Not Yet In Force ACT 599

PU(A)

Number Title Date of Publication In force from Principal/ Amending Act No
PU(A) 237/2017 Income Tax (Exemption) (No. 6) Order 2017 15 August 2017 Year of assessment 2016 until the year of assessment 2025 ACT 53
PU(A) 236/2017 Income Tax (Exemption) (No. 5) Order 2017 15 August 2017 Year of assessment 2016 ACT 53
PU(A) 235/2017 Income Tax (Exemption) (No. 4) Order 2017 15 August 2017 Year of assessment 2016 ACT 53
PU(A) 234/2017 Optical (Amendment of Second Schedule) (No. 3) Order 2017 14 August 2017 15 August 2017 ACT 469
PU(A) 233/2017 Optical (Amendment) Regulations 2017 14 August 2017 15 August 2017 PU(A) 210/1994

PU(B)

Number Title Date of Publication In force from Principal/ Amending Act No
PU(B) 410/2017 Appointment of Date of Coming Into Operation 16 August 2017 17 August 2017 ACT A1536
PU(B) 409/2017 Appointment of Members and Alternate Members of The Authority 15 August 2017 1 January 2017 PU(A) 223/1984
PU(B) 408/2017 Exemption Under Subsection 2A(2) 15 August 2017 15 August 2017 ACT 400
PU(B) 407/2017 Revocation of Reservation of Land For Public Purpose For Lot 58601 Mukim Kuala Lumpur 14 August 2017 15 August 2017 ACT 56/1965
PU(B) 406/2017 Notice Under Section 70 14 August 2017 15 August 2017 ACT 333

Legislation Alert

Updated

Act/Principal No. Title Amended by In force from Section amended
ACT 574 Penal Code (Revised 1997) ACT A1536 1 September 2017 [PU(B) 410/2017] Sections 292, 293, 326A, 376, 376B, 377B, 377C, 377CA and 377E
ACT 469 Optical Act 1991 PU(A) 234/2017 15 August 2017 Second Schedule
PU(A) 210/1994 Optical Regulations 1994 PU(A) 233/2017 15 August 2017 Schedule
ACT 725 Renewable Energy Act 2011 PU(A) 222/2017 1 August 2017 Schedule
ACT 71 Weights and Measures Act 1972 ACT A1530 19 May 2017 - paragraphs 2(a) and 11(b) and sections 12 and 13; 1 August 2017 [PU(B) 383/2017] - paragraph 2(b), sections 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10, and paragraph 11(a) Sections 12, 14, 14B, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 20A & 28

Revoked

Act/Principal No. Title Revoked by In force from
PU(A) 170/2011 Private Healthcare Facilities and Services (Compoundable Offences) Regulations 2011 PU(A) 227/2017 1 August 2017
PU(A) 189/1994 Legal Profession (Disciplinary Proceedings) (Investigating Tribunal and Disciplinary Committee) Rules 1994 PU(A) 197/2017 15 July 2017
PU(A) 68/1974 Medical Regulations 1974 PU(A) 188/2017 1 July 2017 except paragraphs 28(2)(a) and (b); 1 January 2019 - paragraphs 28(2)(a) and (b)
PU(A) 168/2017 Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price For Petrol and Diesel) (No. 11) Order 2017 PU(A) 171/2017 15 June 2017
PU(A) 140/2017 Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price For Petrol and Diesel) (No. 8) Order 2017 PU(A) 152/2017 25 May 2017