CLJ Bulletin, Vol 2004, Issue 4
27 January 2004

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Current Law Journal Supplementary January (Part 1) 2004

HIGH COURT

Aminah Abas v. Pentadbir Tanah Daerah Kuantan
(Acquisition of land - Reference to court - Application for postponement) [2004] 5 CLJ 1

Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Bhd v. Foreswood Industries Sdn Bhd & Ors
(Amendment - Statement of claim) [2004] 5 CLJ 11

Eon Bank Bhd lwn. Oh Char Hong
(Perintah jualan - Kausa yang bertentangan - Sama ada dibuktikan) [2004] 5 CLJ 19

Leong Lai Kuen v. Sentul Murni Sdn Bhd
(Sale and purchase of property - Non-delivery of vacant possession - Claim for liquidated damages) [2004] 5 CLJ 25

Pernas Otis Elevator Co Sdn Bhd v. Syarikat Pembenaan Yeoh Tiong Lay Sdn Bhd & Anor
(Building contract - Retention sum held by employer) [2004] 5 CLJ 34

Soh Chun Seng v. CTOS-emr Sdn Bhd
(Defamation - Report stated that a creditorís petition was issued against plaintiff but did not state that it was struck off) [2004] 5 CLJ 46

SUBJECT INDEX

CIVIL PROCEDURE

Amendment - Statement of claim - Appeal against dismissal of application to amend - Amendment sought to include "jointly and severally" in claim against guarantors of loan - Whether guarantors would be prejudiced - Whether guarantors had guaranteed payment of loan jointly and severally - Whether there was no element of surprise - Rules of the High Court 1980, O. 20 r. 5
Arab-Malaysian Merchant Bank Bhd v. Foreswood Industries Sdn Bhd & Ors
(Lau Bee Lan JC) [2004] 5 CLJ 11

CONTRACT

Building contract - Retention sum held by employer - Whether main contractor liable to pay subcontractor retention sum by virtue of subcontract - Interpretation of "pay when paid" clause - Whether liability only arises when main contractor receives payment from employer - Whether subcontractor could challenge architectís certificate authorizing deduction of retention sum
Pernas Otis Elevator Co Sdn Bhd v. Syarikat Pembenaan Yeoh Tiong Lay Sdn Bhd & Anor
(Ramly Ali J) [2004] 5 CLJ 34

Sale and purchase of property - Breach - Non-delivery of vacant possession - Claim for liquidated damages - Whether claim should be based on formulated sum stipulated in sale and purchase agreement - Whether claim should be a reasonable sum subject to s. 75 Contracts Act 1950
Leong Lai Kuen v. Sentul Murni Sdn Bhd
(James Foong J) [2004] 5 CLJ 25

LAND LAW

Acquisition of land - Reference to court - Application for postponement - Affidavit in support and valuation report not filed - Hearing postponed several times before - Whether there was blatant non-compliance with paras 3 & 6 of Third Schedule of Land Acquisition Act 1960 - Whether application should be struck off
Aminah Abas v. Pentadbir Tanah Daerah Kuantan
(Apandi Ali JC) [2004] 5 CLJ 1

Housing developers - Non-delivery of vacant possession - Purchaserís entitlement to compensation - Whether compensation should be based on formulated sum stipulated in sale and purchase agreement - Whether compensation should be a reasonable sum subject to s. 75 Contracts Act 1950
Leong Lai Kuen v. Sentul Murni Sdn Bhd
(James Foong J) [2004] 5 CLJ 25

TORT

Defamation - Publication of credit check report - Report stated that a creditorís petition was issued against plaintiff but did not state that it was struck off - Report made it clear that information was not current and that check with parties concerned was necessary - Whether report was defamatory of plaintiff - Whether report should reflect true situation - Whether defendant was under a duty to provide up to date status - Whether report was true in substance and fact
Soh Chun Seng v. CTOS-emr Sdn Bhd
(Ramly Ali J) [2004] 5 CLJ 46

INDEKS PERKARA

UNDANG-UNDANG TANAH

Gadaian - Perintah jualan - Kausa yang bertentangan - Sama ada dibuktikan - KKMT 1980, A. 83 k. 3(3) - Akta Kebankrapan 1967, s. 8(2A) - Akta Had Masa 1953, s. 21(2)
Eon Bank Bhd lwn. Oh Char Hong
(Yaacob Ismail H) [2004] 5 CLJ 19


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