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CASE(S) OF THE WEEK

ELECTION: Campaign - Manifesto - Political party issued campaign manifesto that single mothers in Selangor would receive allowance - Manifesto promise not fulfilled when political party became State Government - Claim for allowance by single mothers in Selangor four years later - Whether State Government bound by election manifesto - Whether claim time-barred - Whether State Government and Chief Minister of Selangor protected by provisions under Public Authorities Protection Act 1948 - Whether there was legitimate expectation by single mothers in Selangor

LIMITATION: Public authorities - When limitation began to run - Political party issued campaign manifesto that single mothers in Selangor would receive allowance - Manifesto promise not fulfilled when political party became State Government - Claim for allowance by single mothers in Selangor four years later - Whether claim time-barred - Public Authorities Protection Act 1948, s. 2(a)


STATE GOVERNMENT OF SELANGOR & ANOR v. MURTINI KASMAN & ORS
COURT OF APPEAL, PUTRAJAYA
HISHAMUDIN MOHD YUNUS JCA, ABDUL AZIZ RAHIM JCA, MOHAMAD ARIFF YUSOF JCA
[CIVIL APPEAL NO: B-01(IM)(NCVC)-74-02-2013]
5 MARCH 2014




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