TRA MINING (MALAYSIA) SDN BHD v. THIEN HONG TECK & ORS AND ANOTHER APPEAL  10 CLJ 438
FEDERAL COURT, PUTRAJAYA
AHMAD MAAROP CJ (MALAYA), RAMLY ALI FCJ, AZAHAR MOHAMED FCJ, BALIA YUSOF WAHI FCJ, AZIAH ALI FCJ
[CIVIL APPEALS NO: 02(i)-49-07-2015(W) & 02(i)-50-07-2015(W)]
08 AUGUST 2018
PARTNERSHIP: Winding-up – Setting aside – Requirement of having more than five members at time of presentation of petition – Whether complied with – Whether bankrupt partner considered member in partnership – Whether remaining partners in partnership had locus standi and cause of action – Whether winding-up order valid and proper – Companies Act 1965, ss. 314 & 315 – Partnership Act 1961, ss. 41 & 47
PARTNERSHIP: Winding-up – Petition – Partner in partnership entered assignment agreement with assignee – Whether assignee deemed as partner for purpose of ascertaining number of partners during presentation of petition – Companies Act 1965, s. 314(2)
COMPANY LAW: Winding-up – Unregistered companies – Partnership with more than five members – Whether unregistered company – Whether creditor’s petition or partner’s petition – Whether partnership could be wound-up – Companies Act 1965, ss. 314 & 315 – Partnership Act 1961, ss. 41 & 47
FAIRISE ODYSSEY (M) SDN BHD v. TENAGA NASIONAL BHD  10 CLJ 281
COURT OF APPEAL, PUTRAJAYA
HAMID SULTAN ABU BACKER JCA, UMI KALTHUM ABDUL MAJID JCA, ZALEHA YUSOF JCA
[CIVIL APPEAL NO: W-02(NCVC)(W)-1267-07-2014]
22 MAY 2018
TORT: Trespass – Trespass to land – Allegation of continuing trespass – Erection of transmission lines on proprietor’s land for construction of power sub-substation – Whether approval by State Authority obtained – Whether there was implicit approval – Whether approval to construct transmission lines must be in writing – Whether ‘State Executive Committee’ State Authority – Whether approval must be given by State Executive Committee – Whether there was continuing trespass – Whether Electricity Supply Act 1990 or Electricity Act 1949 applicable in determining claim
LAND LAW: Trespass – Trespass to land – Erection of transmission lines on proprietor’s land for construction of power sub-substation – Whether approval by State Authority obtained – Whether there was implicit approval – Whether approval to construct transmission lines must be in writing – Whether ‘State Executive Committee’ State Authority – Whether approval must be given by State Executive Committee – Whether there was continuing trespass
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