TAN SRI MUSA HJ AMAN v. TUN DATUK SERI PANGLIMA HJ JUHAR HJ MAHIRUDDIN & ANOR AND ANOTHER APPLICATION
FEDERAL COURT, PUTRAJAYA
MOHD ZAWAWI SALLEH FCJ, ABDUL RAHMAN SEBLI FCJ, ZABARIAH MOHD YUSOF FCJ
[CIVIL APPLICATIONS NO: 08(f)-497-12-2019(S) & 08(f)-503-12-2019(S)]
3 SEPTEMBER 2020
 CLJ JT (13)
Publishers Are Taking the Internet to Court
In a lawsuit against the Internet Archive, the largest corporations in publishing want to change what it means to own a book.When Covid-19 struck, hundreds of millions of students were suddenly stranded at home without access to teachers or libraries. UNESCO reported that in April, 90 percent of the world’s enrolled students had been adversely affected by the pandemic. In response, the Internet Archive’s Open Library announced the National Emergency Library, a temporary program suspending limits on the number of patrons who could borrow its digital books simultaneously.
Bedford Row Capital launches first sukuk for UK property market
UKIslamic financeFirst Sukuk launched for UK property marketBedford Row Capital (BRC) has issued a USD50 million, three year sukuk to finance the expansion of P1 Capital Ltd, (P1) a UK boutique asset-management group focusing on asset backed investments in the UK property sector. All investments are secured on UK property by legal charges, debentures and corporate/personal warranties. P1 carries out rigorous due diligence on all projects to protect investments and actively monitors performance throughout the lifecycle of projects.
Landslide: homeowner wins claim dispute after boulder fall
AUSTRALIAInsuranceHomeowner wins six-figure payoutA homeowner has been awarded substantial compensation after a boulder collapsed from a sandstone rockface at the back of his house, causing damage to the property. Westpac, which insured the man, had offered a goodwill payment of $5000 and two weeks accommodation but the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) ruled it should accept the man’s claim and make a payout of around six figures.
You break the law if you hide mental health problems, workers told
Legal action can be taken against employees who conceal mental health issuesThe Malaysian Mental Health Association has advised workers with mental health problems to disclose their condition to their employers even if they risk being discriminated against. The organisation’s president, Dr Andrew Mohanraj, warned that employers could take legal action against them for concealing their ailment.
Staff meeting turns ugly at MaxRaft: Worker chased out of office by boss wins $50k
NEW ZEALANDEmploymentMore than NZ$50k awarded to worker wrongfully let goMore than $50,000 has been awarded to a Queenstown man for unfair dismissal after he was chased out of the building by a company director. Nigel Ede was wrongfully let go by insulation firm MAXRaft after a disagreement in a staff meeting turned ugly, David Beck of the New Zealand Employment Relations Authority found.
LATEST MALAYSIAN ACTS
LATEST MALAYSIAN BILLS
- Latest Updated (23 September 2020) PU(A) 57/2002
- Latest Revoked (18 September 2020) PU(A) 97/2020
Income Tax (Exemption) (No. 9) Order 2002
Income Tax (Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information) Rules 2016
Labuan Business Activity Tax (Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information) Regulations 2018
Printing of Qur’anic Texts Regulations 1986
Motor Vehicles (Exemption) Rules 2020
Rubber Industry (Replanting) Fund (Cess on Rubber Sold to Manufacturers) Order 1998
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