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CASE(S) OF THE WEEK

CONTRACT: Breach - Terms and conditions - Agreements between State Government and statutory corporation for exploitation of petroleum offshore State - Failure to pay cash consideration to State - Whether in breach of agreements - Determination of rights of parties - Determination of core issue - Whether could be resolved by interpreting agreements and relevant legislation - Whether amenable to resolution summarily by affidavit evidence and determining issues of law - Rules of the High Court 1980, O. 14A

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Summary application - Rules of the High Court 1980, O. 14A - Principles - Agreements between State Government and statutory corporation for exploitation of petroleum offshore State - Whether issues pleaded purely issues of law - Whether determinable by determining core question thereof - Whether determination of core question would determine corollary all causes of actions pleaded by plaintiff - Exercise of discretion by trial judge - Whether unflawed - Whether warranting no intervention - Petroleum Nasional Berhad v. Kerajaan Negeri Terengganu - Whether still good law

CIVIL PROCEDURE: Discovery - Discovery of documents - Breach of contract - Whether documents sought irrelevant to core issue in claim - Whether could not establish issue of liability - Whether discovery application to be delayed pending determination of issues of law - Exercise of discretion thereof - Whether justifiable - Rules of the High Court 1980, O. 14A, O. 24 r. 4


KERAJAAN NEGERI KELANTAN v. PETROLIAM NASIONAL BERHAD & OTHER APPEALS
FEDERAL COURT, PUTRAJAYA
ABDULL HAMID EMBONG FCJ, SURIYADI HALIM OMAR FCJ, AHMAD MAAROP FCJ, HASAN LAH FCJ, ZAINUN ALI FCJ
[CIVIL APPEALS NO: 01(i)-24-10-2012(W); 01(i)-25-10-2012; 01(i)-30-11-2012(W)]
2 JULY 2014




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