Posts Categorized: Malaysian Law & Legal Q&A

Winding Up

Winding Up

Winding up is also known as liquidation, this is where a company is unable to pay its debt and when this happens the company is insolvent. But winding up basically means that the under company laws, an insolvent company would then need to discharge its liabilities. And in order for them to do this the… Read more »

Order of Committal

Order of Committal

You find it rare especially in Malaysia to see a judgement enforced by order of committal. But an order of committal is basically a method of enforcing a judgement where an order is obtained to send someone to prison. The order of committal is usually sought when someone has committed contempt of the court, for… Read more »

Writ of execution

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A writ of execution includes a writ of delivery, a writ of seizure and sale as well as a writ of possession. The writ of delivery is used to recover movable property or to assess its value; this is used when a judgment or order for the delivery of that particular movable property or the… Read more »

Judgment Debtor Summons

Judgment Debtor Summons

In terms of monetary claims the judgment debtor is the person that is against the judgment or the order that has been made or given. In layman’s term it is basically the losing party. The other party is known as the judgment creditor where the judgment is obtained so that there is payment of the… Read more »

Garnishee Proceedings in Malaysia Law

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et’s start by explaining what garnishee proceedings is, in monetary claims the judgment debtor is basically the person that is against the judgment or the order that is made or given. But usually it is known as the losing party. The other party that has won the case is known as the judgment creditor and… Read more »

Prohibitory Order – law reference

Prohibitory Order - law reference

Let’s begin be defining what a prohibitory order is first, in monetary claims the judgment debtor is the person that is against the judgment or order that has been made or has been passed down. But basically it is generally known as the losing party. The other party is known as the judgment creditor and… Read more »

Police Investigation

Police Investigation

Let’s start by first defining what an investigation is, in law terms an investigation basically means to conduct an official inquiry and close systematic examination. An investigation is conducted for the purpose of establishing a probable cause and it will usually begin before a charge is brought against that particular person. Only a person that… Read more »

Police Arrest

Police Arrest

Let’s begin by defining what an arrest is, there are a wide range of definitions for the common term ‘arrest’ but it will usually means a lawful seizure. An arrest here would include a seizure or physical contact with a person’s body for the purpose of holding or keeping the person that has been accused… Read more »

Civil Law in Malaysia

Civil Law in Malaysia

Let’s begin by first defining what a civil litigation is; it can be basically defined as any disputes sued in the court of law that does not involve a criminal prosecution. Examples of criminal prosecution includes kidnapping, murder, drug trafficking and in such cases the legal action is taken by either side of the local,… Read more »