Admission as Partner: Tania Kat-Lin Edward
Messrs Steven Thiru & Sudhar Partnership is pleased to announce that Ms Tania Kat-Lin Edward is admitted as a Partner of the Firm with effect from 1st July 2022.
FEDERAL COURT OF MALAYSIA DECIDES ON THE AVAILABILITY OF JUDICIAL REVIEW TO CHALLENGE THE IMPOSITION OF RATES UNDER THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1976
The Federal Court in the recent case of Majlis Daerah Segamat v. Tenaga Nasional Berhad decided that the imposition of rates by a local authority under the Local Government Act 1976 (“LGA”) can be challenged by judicial review in circumstances where the objection to the imposition of rates does not fall under Section 142 LGA. This is despite the …
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HIGH COURT AWARDED RM200,000.00 IN GENERAL DAMAGES AGAINST DEFENDANT AS A RESULT OF DEFAMATORY STATEMENTS PUBLISHED ON FACEBOOK
On 10th March 2022, the High Court allowed an appeal filed by a public utility against the decision of the Deputy Registrar which awarded RM60,000.00 in general damages against the Defendant in respect of defamatory postings published on his Facebook page.