Malaysian Law & Legal Q&A

August 2, 2012

Don’t insult the court or you could be charged for contempt – Chief Justice

Tun Ariffin Zakaria, the Chief Justice has issued a stern warning against anyone throwing insul...
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August 2, 2012

Bar Council, S’wak and Sabah Bars protests against setting up of law academy

The Malaysian Bar recently came under fire for being a support of opposition activities and suc...
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August 2, 2012

Malaysian Bar calls for coroner to direct investigations

Lim Chee Wee, the president of the Malaysian Bar recently called for the coroner’s court to all...
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August 2, 2012

Amendments mulled for EPF Act with change in retirement age

There has been calls recently that the age of partial withdrawal for contributors to the EPF (E...
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August 2, 2012

Rafizi and whistleblower charged for breaching Banking and Finance Institutions Act

The arrest of Rafizi Ramli, the strategy director of opposition party PKR (Parti Keadilan Rakya...
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July 26, 2012

Amendments to Legal Profession Act will allow foreign firms in and still ‘protect’ local ones

The parliament amended the Legal Professions Act 1976 (LPA) recently and this will effectively ...
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May 1, 2012

What are the amendments to the Evidence Act mean for social media users?

The Evidence Act 1950 was recently amended which will affect almost every Malaysian who has a F...
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May 1, 2012

Abolishment of Sedition Act a welcomed move?

Following the abolishment of the controversial ISA (Internal Security Act), the government rece...
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February 15, 2012

Government ready to implement the Personal Data Protection Act this year

Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim, the Minister of Information, Communication and Culture recently said ...
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January 30, 2012

No amendments needed to make jail term mandatory for reckless driving

One of the most common issues being talked about, particularly during the festive seasons like ...
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