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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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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

Principle of the Separation of Powers
Constitutional Law
Introduction: The separation of powers is a constitutional principle introduced to ensure that the three major institutions of the state namely; the legislative, the executive and the judiciary are not concentrated in any single body whether in functions, personnel or powers.... Last modified: 23rd Jun 2021

Implementation of Land Title Registration System in Malaysia
Properties and Trusts
Introduction: In this article, the authors first give an overview of the title registration system under the Malaysian land law. It then examines the implementation experience of title registration system in Malaysia and evaluates what lessons Hong Kong can learn in its future implementation of the title registration system.... Last modified: 11th Jun 2021

The Answer is Mr Justice Peter, a High Court Judge
Contract Law
Introduction: Under the judicial precedent, the decisions of the higher courts are binding on the lower court. Previously, the judges has made the decision in... Last modified: 24th Nov 2020

English Doctrine of Privity of Contract
Contract Law
Introduction: The common law doctrine of privity of contract dictates that only persons who are parties to a contract are entitled to take action to enforce ...... Last modified: 9th Nov 2020

The Court Uses the Objective test
Contract Law
Introduction: On the 29th October, 2010 Steven advertised in the NewFocus Paper, “Yamaha Piano latest model, excellent condition, RM15, 000, interested ...... Last modified: 10th Oct 2019

Breach of Promise to Marry
Contract Law
Introduction: In Malaysia, there are no specific provisions of law relating to the issue of promise to marry. The breach of promise to marry is dealt under ...... Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

Impacts on the Building and Construction Industry
Contract Law
Introduction: Construction industry in Malaysia can be considered as a big business in their country. Construction has important role in our country’s ...... Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

Entrenched Liberties From Codified Constitution
Constitutional Law
Introduction: The constitution in the codified, or widely known as written form is said to promise entrenched liberties compared to the unwritten constitution ...... Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

The Law of Scheme of Arrangement; Section 176
Company Law
Introduction: When a company is wind up or going to be wind up, section 176 of Companies Act 1965 will be there to help the company from being chase by debts. It...... Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

A Legally Enforceable Agreement Between Two or More Parties
Contract Law
Introduction: The essence of contact is that there should be an agreement between the contracting parties. It is a legally enforceable agreement between two or more parties where it is normally constituted by one party making...... Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

Basic Elements Form a Valid Contract
Contract Law
Introduction: In the chapter of law of contract, we learned about the basic elements that form a valid contract which are offer, acceptance, consideration and ...... Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

Malaysia Constitution and Making Laws
Constitutional Law
Introduction: 1) The Malaysia constitution is a measureable collective and guidelines to regulating the administration of a country. The guideline for ...... Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

What is Corporate Governance?
Company Law
Introduction: Corporate governance is a phrase that refers generally to the regulations, practices, or by law which companies are functioned, controlled, and ...... Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

Explain the Rule of Law
Constitutional Law
Introduction: There is no precise definition regarding the rule of law as its meaning may differ among countries and legal traditions worldwide. Basically...... Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

Types of Defamation
Common Law
Introduction: The Malaysian Defamation Act 1957 does not define defamation. The matter is governed by common law. The common law recognized two forms of defamation that is libel and slander.... Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

Consideration in Different Court Cases
Contract Law
Introduction: INTRODUCTION Consideration is general a promise unsupported by consideration is not binding contract. Consideration was define by frederick ...... Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

Bribery and the Contract Act 1950
Contract Law
Introduction: As an agent to his principal, he is responsible not to make any secret profit out of the performance of his duty. Secret profit can be defined as ...... Last modified: 19th Aug 2019

Terrorism and Human Rights
Constitutional Law
Introduction: One of the main issue faced by the world is terrorism. We see the terrorists taking innocent lives live on our television. So do we really need ...... Last modified: 19th Aug 2019

Disputes Can Have Serious Implication in Construction Project
Contract Law
Introduction: Dispute in construction industry always occur and can be attested by many court cases reported in court proceedings, various law journals and law reports. Construction disputes can have serious implication in...... Last modified: 19th Aug 2019