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  • CHOW JIEEN & ORS v. KERAJAAN MALAYSIA (KEMENTERIAN PENDIDIKAN MALAYSIA) & ORS [2019] 10 CLJ 64
    HIGH COURT MALAYA, KUALA LUMPUR
    S NANTHA BALAN J
    [ORIGINATING SUMMONS NO: WA-24NCVC-1702-10-2016]
    06 APRIL 2018

    Abstract: The students of the branch of a Chinese Private Secondary School located in another State, having obtained approval from the Ministry of Education for its establishment and to teach both the national and non-national curricula, were eligible to sit for the United Examination Certificate conducted by the United Chinese School Committees' Association of Malaysia ('Dong Zong') and were not required to obtain separate written approval of the Director of Examinations as such approval to hold and conduct examinations was implicit in the approval by the Minister to register the school.

    EDUCATION: Examination - Private school - Chinese Private Secondary Schools ('CPSS') - Unified Examination Certificate ('UEC examination') conducted by United Chinese School Committees' Association of Malaysia ('Dong Zong') - Sekolah Menengah Chong Hwa, Kuantan incorporated and registered in 2012 by Ministry of Education pursuant to National Education Policy and Education Act 1996 - Whether students eligible to sit for UEC examination - Whether school part of CPSS - Whether school obtained written permission to teach non-national curriculum - Whether conduct of UEC examination by Dong Zong and students taking examination lawful - Education Act 1996, s. 69(1)

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