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All Malaysia Reports (AMR) - Week 8

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Recently added cases from AMR to Westlaw Asia

Aizat Abdullah bin Othman v Pendakwa Raya [2023] 2 AMR 1, CA

Criminal law – Offences affecting the human body – Murder – Murder of child – Death sentence – Appeal against conviction under s 302 of the Penal Code – Alleged non-compliance of s 182A of the Criminal Procedure Code ("CPC") and failure to undertake fair and just assessment of defence case – Whether appellate interference warranted – Whether conviction and sentence safe – Criminal Procedure Code, ss 112, 182A – Penal Code, s 302

Matrix Global Education Sdn Bhd v Felix Lee Eng Boon [2023] 2 AMR 20, CA

Labour law – Employment – Constructive dismissal – Industrial Court upheld claim of constructive dismissal of employee – Appeal against High Court's decision affirming Industrial Court's award – Resignation letter submitted post fulfilment of mutually agreed contract fixing terms of his resignation – Whether constructive dismissal not properly pleaded before Industrial Court – Whether employer and employee had entered into mutually agreed and negotiated contract before resignation – Whether employer committed fundamental breach of employment contract justifying employee's alleged constructive dismissal – Industrial Relations Act 1967, ss 20(1), 30(5)

Pendakwa Raya v Muhammad Yusuk bin Mohd Nor [2023] 2 AMR 60, HC

Dangerous drugs – Trafficking – Possession – Offences of trafficking and possession of methamphetamine – Drugs recovered from accused's house – Alleged error in identification and labelling of evidence seized due to several raids done on same day – Whether offence proved beyond reasonable doubt – Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, ss 12(2), 37(da)(xvi), 39B(1)(a) – Evidence Act 1950, s 114(g)

Public Prosecutor v Alkadzman bin Maksidi [2023] 2 AMR 72, HC

Criminal law – Offences affecting the human body – Murder – Accused charged under s 300(c) of the Penal Code ("PC") for murder of 14 year old girl – Defence of provocation raised under Exception 1 of s 300 of the PC – Whether accused ought to be convicted and sentenced for murder under s 300(c) of the PC – Evidence Act 1950, s 27 – Penal Code, s 300, 300(c), Exception 1 of s 300

Tan Chin Hock @ Sunny (sebagai waris kadim yang sah Tan Hoi, si mati) v Chan Teng Yoon & Anor [2023] 2 AMR 93, HC

Civil procedure – Striking out – Statement of claim – Application for – Beneficiary of deceased registered owner's property claimed fraudulent transfer of said property vide grant of probate – Preliminary objection of non-compliance of Order 72 r 7 of the Rules of Court 2012 ("ROC 2012") – Whether non-compliance fatal to case – Rules of Court 2012, Order 18 r 19, Order 72, Order 72 r 7 – Probate and Administration Act 1959, s 41


By Thomson Reuters Malaysia Editorial Team
Malaysia Editorial Team

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