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Child conversion clause against constitution, Nazri says

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — The legal clause that prevents unilateral child conversion was dropped from the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) (Amendment) Bill 2017 (LRA) because it would have contravened the federal constitution, Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz said tonight.

Jamal Yunos appoints lawyer to respond to Teresa Kok’s suit

The DAP MP will abandon her plans to obtain judgment in default of appearance since the Umno leader will defend the suit, says her lawyer S N Nair. PETALING JAYA: Umno leader Jamal Yunos, who is facing a defamation suit from Seputeh MP Teresa Kok over claims she had misused welfare funds, has finally decided […]

Jawapan Parlimen Berkenaan Lembaga Kelayakan Profesion Undang-Undang

TARIKH : 13 MAC 2017 SOALAN : YB Puan Teresa Kok Suh Sim [ Seputeh ] minta PERDANA MENTERI menyatakan rasional Lembaga Kelayakan Profesion Undang-Undang yang mengurangkan bilangan maksimum percubaan untuk Peperiksaan Sijil Amalan Guaman (Certificate of Legal Practice) daripada 8 kali percubaan kepada 4 kali percubaan bagi graduan kursus undang-undang yang perlu menduduki peperiksaan […]

Unilateral conversion of minors: the government has to ensure that there should be no room for misinterpreting the federal constitution in future

================================================= Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Aziz said yesterday that the Bill to amend the Law Reform (Marriages and Divorce) Act 1976 will resolve the issue of unilateral child conversions. He said the Bill would bring the issue in line with the Cabinet’s decision in April 2009 to require both parents’ consent for the conversion […]

Teresa Kok gets RM350k award for ISA detention

PUTRAJAYA: Seputeh MP Teresa Kok won her appeal on Tuesday against the government over her detention under the Internal Security Act (ISA) nine years ago. She was awarded RM350,000 in total damages. The Court of Appeal ruled that the High Court had erred in law when applying a test case, in reference to Kok’s situation, […]

KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — It is currently premature to decide if Lim Guan Eng should resign as Penang chief minister because the evidence for his corruption charges is uncertain, the Malaysian Bar said today. Malaysian Bar president Steven Thiru said the risk of Lim’s interference with the trial would depend on the evidence produced […]

Ideas: Penang CM’s case involves AG’s ‘reputation’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas), referring to the Penang Chief Minister’s corruption case, reminded Attorney-General (AG) Mohamed Apandi Ali that his own personal integrity and the integrity of the whole office of the Attorney- General Chambers (AGC) was being questioned by many observers. Ideas Chief Executive Officer Wan Saiful Wan […]

My appeal against the High Court’s decision on my ISA detention in September 2008

This morning my assistant Edmund, my two interns and I went to the Court of Appeal for my appeal against the High Court’s decision on my ISA detention in September 2008. I was detained under the ISA over the false accusation against me that I had opposed azan of a mosque in Bandar Kinrara. In […]

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