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All Malaysia Reports (AMR) - Week 6(1)

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Recently added cases from AMR to Westlaw Asia

Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Hj Abd Razak v Public Prosecutor (and Another Appeal) [2023] 1 AMR 617, CA

Criminal procedure – Summons to produce document or other things – Appeal – Application for production of documents and materials under ss 51 and 51A of the Criminal Procedure Code ("CPC") and calling of witnesses under s 425 of the CPC dismissed – Whether documents or things sought necessary or desirable for trial – Whether calling of witnesses necessary – Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001, ss 4(1), 32 – Courts of Judicature Act 1964, ss 3, 50(1) – Criminal Procedure Code, ss 51, 51A, 425 – Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009, ss 23(1), 30(8) – Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 2002

Mohd Isa bin Juhari v Pendakwa Raya [2023] 1 AMR 645, CA

Criminal law – Offences affecting the human body – Murder – Appeal against conviction and death sentence – Whether defence a bare denial – Whether reasonable doubt raised – Whether conviction and sentence safe – Penal Code, s 302

Barisan Perdana Sdn Bhd v The Pataling Rubber Estates Limited & 4 Ors [2023] 1 AMR 667, HC

Civil procedure – Striking out – Statement of claim – Claim relating to land already adjudicated upon in earlier proceeding where no objection filed or action taken therein – Whether doctrine of res judicata applicable – Whether cause of action valid – National Land Code

M Nedumaran a/l Muniandy v M Yeasotha a/p Muniandy [2023] 1 AMR 683, HC

Land law – Co-proprietorship – Application for – Ownership claimed over other co-proprietor's half share of property on ground of constructive trust due to alleged non-contribution towards purchase of property – Plea of property held on resulting trust in proportion to parties' contribution to purchase of property taken – Whether defendant constructive trustee for plaintiff for half share of property – Whether parties held property on resulting trust

Mohd Sobri Chew bin Abdullah v Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad & 2 Ors [2023] 1 AMR 696, HC

Contract – Breach – Sale and purchase agreement – Purchaser ("P") claimed transfer of title in property from developer, a wound up company ("D2") acting as agent of owner of property ("D1") – D2 created charge over property in favour of third party ("D3") – Whether D1 liable to P for transfer of property – Whether charge defeasible – Whether D3's charge ought to be set aside – Whether failure to create caveat over property fatal – Whether memorandum of transfer prerequisite to creation of bare trust – Whether leave of court in D2's insolvency proceedings condition precedent to filing of suit – Whether P entitled to damages – Companies Act 2016, s 471, 471(1) – Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act 1966 – Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Regulations 1989, Schedule G – National Land Code 1965, s 340(1), (2)(b), (3)


By Thomson Reuters Malaysia Editorial Team
Malaysia Editorial Team

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