MACC Act to be amended by Year End to include Corporate Liability Provision KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 (Bernama) -- The Corporate Liability, a new provision that will be included in the Malaysian Ant-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009, is expected to be tabled in Parliament by year's end. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Paul Low Seng Kuan said drafting of the provision was currently in the final stage. "Once it comes into effect, companies can be held responsible if their employees commit bribery under the amended act, unless they can prove that they have taken adequate measures to prevent it. "We cannot jail a company, but we can fine them with heavier penalty," he told reporters after attendin
Court of Appeal drops Charge against Controversial Bloggers PUTRAJAYA, April 21 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal Monday dropped a charge against controversial bloggers Alvin Tan and Vivian Lee in relation to ridiculing Muslims during Ramadan, as it was not applicable to non-Muslims.
Malaysia-Turkey successfully sign Free Trade Agreement KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 (Bernama) -- Malaysia and Turkey today successfully signed a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in Ankara, Turkey, that would serve as the catalyst to boost bilateral trade to US$5.0 billion in 2018.
MAS, AirAsia to appeal against MyCC-s Decision KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) and AirAsia Bhd said they will lodge an appeal with the Competition Appeal Tribunal after the Malaysian Competition Commission (MyCC) maintained its finding of infringement and a RM10 million fine each for breaching the Competition Act 2010.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 (Bernama) -- The Printing of Quranic Text Act 1986 will be amended and tabled in the Dewan Rakyat this year to curb the abuse of its holy verses.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 (Bernama) -- The civil court can do justice in child custody disputes between a Muslim and a non-Muslim parent by granting custody to the non-Muslim parent with some conditions, says former Court of Appeal judge, Datuk Mohd Noo
Award No. 474 of 2014
Award No. 471 of 2014
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 (Bernama) -- The syariah and civil courts have been urged to find a mechanism on solving disputed cases involving Muslims and non-Muslims in the country.
PUTRAJAYA, April 14 (Bernama) -- Amendments to the Child Act 2001, currently under study by the Attorney-General's Chambers, will hopefully be implemented soon to allow for heavier penalties for imposition on those commiting crimes against children.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 (Bernama) -- The Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (CIPAA), which would be enforced tomorrow, would resolve any payment disputes in the construction industry.
P.U. (A) 96 of 2014; 8 April 2014
P.U. (A) 94 of 2014; 8 April 2014
D.R. 3 of 2014; 10 April 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) and AirAsia Bhd said they will lodge an appeal with the Competition Appeal Tribunal after the Malaysian Competition Commission (MyCC) maintained its finding of infringement and a RM10 million fine each for breaching the Competition Act 2010.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 (Bernama) -- Malaysia and Turkey today successfully signed a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in Ankara, Turkey, that would serve as the catalyst to boost bilateral trade to US$5.0 billion in 2018.
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 20 (Bernama) -- The Appeal Court here today upheld the conviction and sentence of 13 years' jail and six whipping imposed on a man for committing unnatural sex with a woman, including inserting various objects into her vagina, three years ago.In a statement today, it said the concept paper outlined the proposal to support the long-te
GEORGE TOWN, March 28 (Bernama) -- The High Court here on Friday dismissed the Penang Island Municipal Council's (MPPP) appeal to impose a stiffer penalty on the Bukit Relau landowner found guilty of the much publicised illegal hill clearing. High Court judge Datuk Zamani Abdul Rahim, in dismissing the appeal, said he had no intention of interferin
In this article exclusively written for MLTIC, Mr. Indran Shanmuganathan, a partner with Shearn Delamore & Co, briefly examines the long anticipated Personal Data Protection Act 2010 that came into force on 15 November 2013.
PETALING JAYA, March 10 (Bernama) -- The Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (REHDA) has proposed that the goods and services tax (GST) be implemented gradually as it will have an adverse impact on the affordability of housing to the people.
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