CLJ Bulletin, Vol 2004, Issue 19
18 April 2004

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Current Law Journal March (Part 4) 2004

COURT OF APPEAL

Co-operative Central Bank Ltd & Ors v. Rashid Cruz Abdullah & Ors And Other Appeals
(Civil procedure - Joinder of parties - Whether necessary for resolution of dispute) [2004] 1 CLJ 849

Mohd Tahir Mohd Sheriff v. Ramlah Abdullah
(Civil procedure - Appeal to Court of Appeal - Non-appealable matters - Whether appeal brought without leave was incompetent) [2004] 1 CLJ 865

Sethambal Doraiappah & Anor v. Krishnavani Muniandy
(Succession - Will - Validity - Suspicious circumstances - Testamentary capacity) [2004] 1 CLJ 869

Syed Ibrahim Syed Mohd & Ors v. Esso Production Malaysia Incorporated
(Statutory interpretation - Retrospective operation - Subsidiary legislation) [2004] 1 CLJ 889

SUBJECT INDEX

CIVIL PROCEDURE

Appeal - Appeal against decision of High Court - Judge quashing part of Industrial Courtís award - Whether there were serious defects in decision - Whether there was non-disclosure of material facts at ex parte stage - Whether judge was functus officio - Whether joinder of parties necessary for resolution of dispute - Whether appeal should be allowed partially
Co-operative Central Bank Ltd & Ors v. Rashid Cruz Abdullah & Ors And Other Appeals
(Gopal Sri Ram, Denis Ong & Haidar Mohd Noor JJCA) [2004] 1 CLJ 849

Appeal - Appeal to Court of Appeal - Non-appealable matters - Amount or value of subject-matter of claim less than RM250,000 - Leave to appeal - Whether must be obtained - Whether appeal brought without leave was incompetent - Whether should be struck out - Courts of Judicature Act 1964, s. 68(1)(a)
Mohd Tahir Mohd Sheriff v. Ramlah Abdullah
(Abdul Kadir Sulaiman, Mohd Ghazali Yusoff JJCA & Wan Adnan Muhamad J) [2004] 1 CLJ 865

Parties - Joinder of parties - Whether necessary for resolution of dispute - Principles applicable
Co-operative Central Bank Ltd & Ors v. Rashid Cruz Abdullah & Ors And Other Appeals
(Gopal Sri Ram, Denis Ong & Haidar Mohd Noor JJCA) [2004] 1 CLJ 849

LABOUR LAW

Industrial Court - Function of Industrial Court - Whether confined to administration of justice in accordance with law - Whether could create new rights and obligations between parties - Whether joinder of parties necessary for resolution of dispute
Co-operative Central Bank Ltd & Ors v. Rashid Cruz Abdullah & Ors And Other Appeals
(Gopal Sri Ram, Denis Ong & Haidar Mohd Noor JJCA) [2004] 1 CLJ 849

STATUTORY INTERPRETATION

Interpretation Act - Interpretation Acts 1948 & 1967 - Application to subsidiary legislation - Power to make subsidiary legislation with retrospective operation - Whether not provided for by Acts - Pending proceedings on vested or accrued rights - Whether protected by s. 30 thereof - Interpretation Acts 1948 and 1967, ss. 20, 30 - Employment Act 1955, ss. 2B, 7, 7A, Part XII
Syed Ibrahim Syed Mohd & Ors v. Esso Production Malaysia Incorporated
(Mokhtar Sidin, Mohd Noor Ahmad & Alauddin Mohd Sheriff JJCA) [2004] 1 CLJ 889

Retrospective operation - Subsidiary legislation - Subsidiary statute dealing with accrued rights - Whether could operate retrospectively - Factors to be considered - Legislative intent - Whether power to enact subsidiary statute with retrospective effect to be clearly spelt out in parent Act - Employment Act 1955, ss. 2B, 7, 7A, Part XII - Interpretation Acts 1948 and 1967, ss. 20, 30
Syed Ibrahim Syed Mohd & Ors v. Esso Production Malaysia Incorporated
(Mokhtar Sidin, Mohd Noor Ahmad & Alauddin Mohd Sheriff JJCA) [2004] 1 CLJ 889

SUCCESSION

Will - Validity - Suspicious circumstances surrounding making of will prior to death of testator - Testamentary capacity of testator - Whether trial judge failed to consider material evidence - Whether re-trial required
Sethambal Doraiappah & Anor v. Krishnavani Muniandy
(Abdul Hamid Mohamad, Mohd Ghazali Yusoff JJCA & Faiza Thamby Chik J) [2004] 1 CLJ 869


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