The Value of Hearsay Evidence in Court

What is Hearsay in Court? General RuleThe cardinal rule in respect of oral evidence is that provided for in Section 60 Evidence Act 1950 (“EA 1950”). Under this section, oral evidence must be direct i.e. the testimony must be of the person who perceived the fact through medium of his own senses [1]. Direct evidence can be categorized into three categories: oral, written or conduct.ThiRead More…

Can rent be recovered under the COVID 19 Act 2020

COVID-19 Act came into operation from  October 23,  2020 and shall continue to remain in operation
for some time  except where the date of
commencement and period of operation have been provided in respect of the
respective Parts in this Act. CONTRACTUAL DUTIES Section 7 of the COVID-19 Act prevents another contracting
party (landlord/ lessor for non-residential immovable prRead More…

Statutory Declaration substitute witness giving oral evidence

What
is the position of using Statutory Declaration to substitute witness giving
oral evidence in Court What is a Statutory Declaration (SD) SD in Malaysia is governed under the Statutory Declaration Act 1960. The laws were enacted because it was necessary in many cases to require declarations in confirmation of written instruments or allegations, or proof of debts, or of the execution of dRead More…

Risiko Syarikat Asing Memulakan Perniagaan Di Malaysia

English Version 中文版 The Risks of Foreign Companies Starting Business Venture in MalaysiaRisiko Syarikat Asing Memulakan Perniagaan di Malaysia BackgroundLatar belakang A Chinese Company (“C”) was lured by a company that is incorporated in Malaysia(“M”) to expend his business to Malaysia. C agreed to it and hence incorporated  his company in Malaysia before  enterRead More…

Online Hearings in 2020 Jasmine Ha

IntroductionDue to the Covid-19 pandemic and the movement control order being imposed and implemented in Malaysia, the courts face several difficulties when it comes to conducting physical hearings and trials. To overcome this issue, some changes have been made in regards to the manner the hearings and trials would be conducted in the near future. That being said, Hearings and trials are being coRead More…

Online Hearings in Court – A New Era in the Covid 19 Pandemic

Courts of Judicature (Amendment) Act 2020, Subordinate Courts (Amendment) Act 2020 And Subordinate Courts Rules (Amendment) Act 2020 The long awaited amendments to the Court
of Judicature Act 1964 (CJA 1964), Subordinate Courts Act 1948 (SCA 1948)
and Subordinate
Courts Rules Act 1955 (SCRA 1955) have finally been gazetted. They are Act
A1621 – Courts of Judicature (Amendment) Act 2020, Act Read More…

Alex Chang Companies Winding-Up Handbook

How to wind up your debtors in Malaysian courts

如何在马来西亚法院清盘债务人 “English Version” Some General Information about winding up your debtors company in Malaysian court:有关在马来西亚法院清盘债务人公司的一些普遍信息:  – how to wind up a company that owes you money in court;- what is  compulsory winding up instead of voluntary winding up;- what is Pay Up or Wind Up…- what happens afterRead More…

电话免费咨询

“English Version” Free Advice Over the Phone电话免费咨询 Generally we do not provide legal advice over the phone  whatsapp or other form of social media.   We maintain a simple policy that we advise clients in a face to face meeting.通常我们不通过电话,whatapps或其它社交媒体提供法律建议。我们维持一项简单的政策,即在面对面会议Read More…

跨国公司在马来西亚投资发展业务的危机-Yong Jei Beng

跨国公司在马来西亚投资发展业务的危机 English Version 故事背景 一间中国公司(“中方”)被一间马来西亚企业(“马方”)游说来马来西亚开拓事业。中方同意了马方的建议,于此在马来西亚成立了一家公司,同时也与马方签署了定期合约(“合约”)。中方于约同意成为马方的专属分包商。 为Read More…

The Risks of Foreign Companies Starting Business Venture in Malaysia – Yong Jei Beng

The Risks of Foreign Companies Starting Business Venture in Malaysia
中文版Versi Bahasa Malaysia
Background
A Chinese Company (“C”) was lured by a company that is incorporated in Malaysia(“M”) to expend his business to Malaysia. C agreed to it and hence incorporated  his company in Malaysia before  entering into a fixed term contract (“Contract”) with M, as the exclusive subcontraRead More…

Anda telah disaman 6 Perkara yang Harus Anda Ketahui

ANDA TELAH DISAMAN 6 Perkara yang Harus Anda Ketahui tentang Saman di Mahkamah Malaysia
YOU HAVE BEEN SERVED 6 Things You Must Know in a Malaysian Court Summons
Writ Saman dan Prosedur Lain
Dalam artikel ini kita akan membincangkan cara terpantas untuk mendapatkan Penghakiman dan kemudian bagaimanakah anda dapat memulihkan hutang anda melalui pelaksanaan Penghakiman.
Writ of Summons (Writ Saman) ARead More…

Writ; Penyitaan; Penjualan; Pertikaian; Hak Milik; Barangan Disita

Writ; Penyitaan; Penjualan; Pertikaian; Hak Milik; Barangan Disita Writ Seizure Sale Dispute Ownership Goods Seized   Seorang Syerif di Mahkamah Sesyen melaksanakan satu Writ Penyitaan dan Penjualan dalam pelaksanaan satu Penghakiman bagi harta Penghutang Penghakiman (judgment debtor). A Sheriff of the Sessions Court executed a Writ of Seizure and Sale in the enforcement of a Judgment oRead More…

Child Custody

Memahami Hak Jagaan Anak dan Penjagaan Bayi di Malaysia

Memahami Hak Jagaan Anak dan Penjagaan Bayi di Malaysia Understanding Child Custody & Guardianship of Infants in Malaysia Tiada definisi khusus bagi hak penjagaan anak dalam Akta Penjagaan Kanak-Kanak 1961 (GIA) mahupun di dalam Akta Membaharui Undang Undang (Perkahwinan dan Perceraian) 1976 (LRA). Terdapat tiga jenis hak penjagaan termasuklah hak penjagaan undang-undang, hak penjagaRead More…

Waisat / Will

Pengagihan Harta Si Mati Dalam Ketiadaan/ Tanpa Wasiat

Pengagihan Harta Si Mati Dalam Ketiadaan/ Tanpa Wasiat The Distribution Of A Deceased Estate In The Absence Of /Without A Will Pengagihan Tanpa Wasiat : Pengagihan Harta Si Mati  Dalam Ketiadaan /Tanpa Wasiat Pengenalan Akta Pengagihan (Distribution Act) 1958 mentadbir pengagihan hartanah seseorang yang mati tanpa wasiat, yang merupakan orang yang meninggal dunia tanpa meninggalkan wasiatRead More…