LAI KING LUNG & ANOR v. MERAIS SDN BHD
FEDERAL COURT, PUTRAJAYA
MOHD ZAWAWI SALLEH FCJ; VERNON ONG LAM KIAT FCJ; ABDUL RAHMAN SEBLI FCJ; ZALEHA YUSOF FCJ; ZABARIAH MOHD YUSOF FCJ
[CIVIL APPEAL NO: 02(i)-4-01-2019(B)]
20 JULY 2020
An official receiver or a liquidator of a wound-up company does not have the power nor the authority to grant any sanction retrospectively to the company under receivership or liquidation to proceed with any litigation; a wound up company is thus not clothed with the necessary locus standi to proceed with an appeal or a proceeding without nunc pro tunc leave having first been obtained from the court.
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COURT OF APPEAL, PUTRAJAYA
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07 JULY 2020
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