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Is the Issuance of a Full Certification of Completion and Compliance (“CCC / Form F”) Mandatory?

CASE UPDATE: CHIN KOK WOO & ORS v. SKY PARK PROPERTIES SDN BHD [2022] 4 CLJ 716 FACTS: The Plaintiffs are the purchasers of units in a development area known . . .

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Can the Minister of Housing and Local Government Extend Time for Developers to Deliver Vacant Possession?

The Court of Appeal in Bludream City Development Sdn. Bhd. v. Kong Thye & Ors and Other [2022] 2 CLJ 829 has on 29.7.2021 last year decided the issue in . . .

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Can Industrial Relations Case be Heard on an Ex-Parte Basis and Whether It Amounts to Breach of Natural Justice?

CASE UPDATE: KULDIPJEET SINGH A/L THARAM SINGH v. TESCO STORES (MALAYSIA) SDN BHD & MAHKAMAH PERUSAHAAN MALAYSIA [WA-25-403-12/2020] GROUNDS OF JUDGMENT DATED 9.6.2022 FACTS: The Applicant was employed as Store . . .

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Do You Need to Prove Actual Loss to Claim Damages?

CASE UPDATE: CHONG NGE WEI & ORS v. KEMAJUAN MASTERON SDN BHD [2022] 4 CLJ 833 FACTS: The Appellants are the parcel owners of 6 apartment units of a housing . . .

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Can the monies in the maintenance account and sinking fund account be garnished?

CASE UPDATE: TRANSPACC PROPERTY MANAGEMENT SDN BHD V BADAN PENGURUSAN BERSAMA PANGSAPURI AMAN LARKIN & ANOR [KUALA LUMPUR HIGH COURT CIVIL APPEAL NO. BA-12ANCVC-110-07/2021] Facts The Appellant is a company . . .

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Minimum Wage Order 2022 Kicks In on 1 May 2022

The Minimum Wage Order 2022 (“MWO”) is gazetted and due to be enforced on 1 May 2022, effectively superseding the Minimum Wage Order 2020. The key changes are as follows: – Monthly minimum . . .

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Whether it is illegal for Developer or MC to impose different rate of charges at a mixed development?

YII SING CHIU v AIKBEE TIMBERS SDN BHD & 2 ORS [KUALA LUMPUR HIGH COURT ORIGINATING SUMMONS NO: WA-24NCVC-2452-12/2020] [UNREPORTED] Facts: The Plaintiff is an owner of a condominium unit . . .

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Ang Ming Lee Distinguished by the Court of Appeal in Obata-Ambak Holdings Sdn Bhd v Prema Bonanza Sdn Bhd

(Civil Appeal No. W-02(IM)(NCvC)-1204-06/2021 and Civil Appeal No. W-02(IM) NCvC)-1205-06/2021) Introduction These 2 appeals lodged in the Court of Appeal stemmed from from an action filed by purchasers in a . . .

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Is a liquidator duty-bound to carry out the obligations of a developer?

Re Bandar Kinrara Properties Sdn Bhd (In Liquidation) [2021] 6 CLJ 599 The Respondent, Bandar Kinrara Properties Sdn Bhd (developer of Duet Residence) was wound up and subsequently liquidators were . . .

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A quicker and more comprehensive arbitration (key changes in the AIAC Arbitration Rules 2021)

The Asian International Arbitration Centre [“AIAC”] has launched the AIAC Arbitration Rules 2021 [“2021 Rules”] which took effect and is applicable to all arbitral proceedings commenced after 1st August 2021. . . .

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