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All Malaysia Reports (AMR) - Week 17

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Recently added cases from AMR to Westlaw Asia

Lembaga Minyak Sawit Malaysia & Anor v Innovans Palm Industries Sdn Bhd [2023] 3 AMR 433, CA

Administrative law – Remedies – Judicial review – Appeal – Seizure of used cooking oil ("UCO") from storage tanks in connection with prosecution of third parties – High Court disposed of subject UCO despite sub judice criminal proceedings against third parties – Whether impugned decision amenable to judicial review – Whether disposal of subject UCO interfered with criminal jurisdiction – Whether abuse of power by public authorities – Malaysian Palm Oil Board Act 1998, ss 53, 53(1), (1)(b), 54, 56, 57, 57(1), (2), 58 – Malaysian Palm Oil Board (Licensing) Regulations 2005

Koay Eng Oon v Dr Wong Twee Juat & Anor [2023] 3 AMR 466, HC

Tort – Negligence – Medical negligence – Claim for damages – Doctor-patient relationship – Patient's perineal groin discomfort persisted after undergoing laparoscopic surgery – Subsequent surgery conducted by different doctor – Whether duty of care              45mkj owed by defendants – Whether duty of care and 0standard of care breached – Whether appropriate diagnosis made and proper advice given by first defendant – Whether surgery performed in accordance with standard medical practice – Whether appropriate treatment given to plaintiff post operation – Whether plaintiff's injuries (if any) caused by first defendant's negligence – Whether second defendant vicariously liable as employer of first defendant – Evidence Act 1950, s 114(g) – Rules of Court 2012, Order 40A r 3

LKP & Anor (memohon untuk pihak mereka sendiri dan sebagai wakil litigasi LSY seorang kanak-kanak) v Pendaftar Besar Kelahiran dan Kematian, Malaysia [2023] 3 AMR 520, HC

Constitutional law – Citizenship – Citizenship by operation of law – Application for – Nationality of child in birth certificate changed to "non-citizen" upon discovery that plaintiffs not biological parents of child – Adoption order obtained from court but citizenship status of child remained unchanged – Whether child qualified as citizen of Malaysia by operation of law – Adoption Act 1952, ss 9, 25A – Evidence Act 1950, ss 101, 102 – Federal Constitution, Articles 14(1)(b), 15A, Second Schedule, sections 1(a), (e), 2(3) of Part II, section 19B of Part III


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