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The Malaysian court system is based on the UK legal system familiar to those from common law jurisdictions, but it also incorporates distinct characteristics in the form of Islamic religious courts and two separate High Courts for the Peninsula and for the Borneo states.

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Essential Elements of a Contract in Malaysia
Contract Law
Introduction: An essay on the essential elements of a contract in Malaysia and an explanation of the factors that make a contract voidable.... Last modified: 24th Sep 2021

Contract Act 1950 Summary
Contract Law
Introduction: A summary of the Contract Act 1950 including elements that constitute a contract, with case examples demonstrating contract elements.... Last modified: 24th Sep 2021

The Rule of Law in Malaysia
Constitutional Law
Introduction: The doctrine of rule of law, theoretically, should be deeply entrenched in the Federal Constitution and also should be thoroughly applicable in Malaysia.... Last modified: 23rd Sep 2021

Judicial Precedent in Malaysia
Contract Law
Introduction: Courts at the same level or below in the hierarchy of the Malaysian Judicial System are bound to follow previous decisions made in similar cases.... Last modified: 23rd Sep 2021

Case Law as a Source of Law
Judicial Law
Introduction: Judicial precedent also called case law is the system adopted by judges where the judges follow previous decisions made in similar cases.... Last modified: 23rd Sep 2021

The Banker Customer Relationship
Commercial Law
Introduction: A discussion focusing on three duties of a banker: the duty to honour the cheque, the duty to safeguard trust property and the duty of customer confidentiality.... Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

The Principle of Corporate Personality
Company Law
Introduction: A company by law is a different person from its subscribers to the memorandum. It involves the principles of corporate personality.... Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

Legal Entity of a Company
Company Law
Introduction: A company is a legal entity by itself. When justice demands, the court will be willing to lift the veil of incorporation and the principle of separate legal entity would be temporarily ignored.... Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

Remedies for Breach of Contract
Contract Law
Introduction: Breach of contract is a legal cause of action in which a binding agreement is not honoured by one or another more of the parties.... Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

The Superior Courts In Malaysia
Constitutional Law
Introduction: A summary of the superior courts of Malaysia, consisting of: The High Courts, The Court of Appeal, The Federal Court.... Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

Legislative Process in Malaysia
Administrative Law
Introduction: In Malaysia, Parliament has the power to enact laws. Legislative power is granted in accordance with Article 44 of the Federal Constitution.... Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

Five Ways a Contract of Agency Can be Created
Contract Law
Introduction: The law of agency is an area of commercial law dealing with a contactor or quasi-contractor, or non contractor set of relationships.... Last modified: 21st Sep 2021

Freedom of Speech in Malaysia
Constitutional Law
Introduction: The absolute freedom on fundamental liberties as in the British constitution is not given in the federal constitution in Malaysia.... Last modified: 21st Sep 2021

Private Nuisance
Land Law
Introduction: Private nuisance is an ancient wrong designed as an action between neighbouring landowners to protect a persons interest in land from being adversely effected by the activities of his neighbour.... Last modified: 21st Sep 2021

Sources of Malaysian Law
Constitutional Law
Introduction: In different countries, there are different types of legal system. Malaysia practices a mixed legal system which consists of Customary Law, Islamic Law and Common Law.... Last modified: 21st Sep 2021

An Offer Under Malaysian Contract Act 1950
Contract Law
Introduction: In Malaysia, an offer in the context of the Contract Act 1950 is known as a ‘proposal’, which is defined in S. 2(a) of the Act.... Last modified: 21st Sep 2021

English Law in Malaysia
Constitutional Law
Introduction: The law of Malaysia is mainly based on the common law legal system that means that English law forms part of the laws of Malaysia.... Last modified: 21st Sep 2021

Essay on the Law of Agency
Commercial Law
Introduction: An Agent is defined as a relationship between two parties called PRINCIPAL and AGENT, whereby, the function of the agent is to create a contract/s between the principal and third parties or to act as the representative of the principal in other ways.... Last modified: 1st Sep 2021

Malaysian Contract Law
Contract Law
Introduction: In Malaysia, our contract law is basically governed and enforced by the Contract Act 1950. The remedy of specific performance presupposes the existence of a valid contract between the parties to the controversy.... Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

Intention to Create Legal Relations
Contract Law
Introduction: Intention to create legal relations is defined as an intention to enter a legally binding agreement or contract. Intention to create legal relations is one of the necessary elements in formation of a contract.... Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

Main Elements Constituting a Valid Contract
Contract Law
Introduction: A contract has six important elements so that it will be valid which is offer, acceptance, consideration, intention to create legal relation, certainty and capacity. If the main elements are not in contract, it would be an invalid contract.... Last modified: 31st Aug 2021