CLJ Bulletin, Vol 2004, Issue 13
10 March 2004

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HIGH COURT

Khoo Tau Guan v. Weng Lai Ping & Ors
(Amendment - Statement of claim) [2004] 5 CLJ 249

Perwira Affin Bank Bhd v. Orison Sdn Bhd & Ors
(Summary judgment - Appeal against - Bankís claim against principle borrower and guarantors) [2004] 5 CLJ 256

Re Chai Min Sin, ex p MBf Finance Bhd
(Bankruptcy - Stay of proceedings) [2004] 5 CLJ 272

Re Tan Gek Hong; ex p Affin-ACF Finance Bhd
(Bankruptcy - Notice - Setting aside) [2004] 5 CLJ 278

Ultra Dimension Sdn Bhd v. Kook Wei Kuan
(Striking out - Statement of claim - Whether there was a reasonable cause of action) [2004] 5 CLJ 285

Zali Shariff v. Timbalan Menteri Dalam Negeri, Malaysia & Anor
(Remedies - Habeas corpus) [2004] 5 CLJ 296

SUBJECT INDEX

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

Remedies - Habeas corpus - Applicant detained under s. 6(1) Dangerous Drugs (Special Preventive Measures) Act 1985 - Whether applicantís detention unlawful - Whether order of detention by deputy minister invalid - Whether habeas corpus should issue
Zali Shariff v. Timbalan Menteri Dalam Negeri, Malaysia & Anor
(Heliliah Mohd Yusof J) [2004] 5 CLJ 296

BANKRUPTCY

Notice - Setting aside - Grounds for challenging notice - Whether judgment debtor had a counterclaim, set-off or cross-demand against judgment creditor - Whether judgment debtor could not be set up in action in which judgment obtained - Bankruptcy Act 1967, s. 3(1)(i)
Re Tan Gek Hong; ex p Affin-ACF Finance Bhd
(Clement Skinner JC) [2004] 5 CLJ 278

Practice and procedure - Stay of proceedings - Application for - Exercise of courtís discretion - Whether there were special circumstances - Whether there were sufficient grounds to grant a stay
Re Chai Min Sin, ex p MBf Finance Bhd
(Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahim JC) [2004] 5 CLJ 272

CIVIL LAW ACT

English law - Applicability of English common law in Malaysia - Invasion of privacy rights - Whether recognised under English common law - Civil Law Act 1956, s. 3
Ultra Dimension Sdn Bhd v. Kook Wei Kuan
(Faiza Tamby Chik J) [2004] 5 CLJ 285

CIVIL PROCEDURE

Amendment - Statement of claim - Whether plaintiff bound to confine himself to reliefs sought initially - Whether application bona fide - Whether character of the suit changed - Whether justiciable to allow amendments - Rules of the High Court 1980, O. 28 r. 8(1), (4) - Companies Act 1965, s. 162(1), (2)
Khoo Tau Guan v. Weng Lai Ping & Ors
(Linton Albert JC) [2004] 5 CLJ 249

Striking out - Statement of claim - Respondent claimed damages for invasion of privacy because of publication of photograph in advertisement of two local papers - Whether there was a reasonable cause of action - Whether there was any cause of action in tort - Whether an intrusion into respondentís private rights - Whether a breach of confidence - Subordinate Courts Rules 1980, O. 14 r. 21(1)(a)
Ultra Dimension Sdn Bhd v. Kook Wei Kuan
(Faiza Tamby Chik J) [2004] 5 CLJ 285

Summary judgment - Appeal against - Bankís claim against principle borrower and guarantors - Whether there was defect in pleadings - Whether sufficient in itself to refuse application - Whether there were triable issues - Rules of the High Court 1980, O. 14
Perwira Affin Bank Bhd v. Orison Sdn Bhd & Ors
(Abdul Malik Ishak J) [2004] 5 CLJ 256


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