Can the details of the Pardons Board’s meetings be made public? How would Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah know what Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah was ‘thinking’? These are just some of the many questions fuelled by Shafee’s claims yesterday as the decision of the Pardons Board over Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s case continues to reverberate across the country.
Trust property held by a trustee cannot devolve to form part of the trustee’s personal estate upon his or her death but must remain for the sole benefit of the named beneficiary/beneficiaries under the trust, and this principle applies to both Muslims and non-Muslims alike, writes lawyer Megat Shaharuddin Merican.
Lawyers will have to wait a while longer before they can file probates and letters of administration via the courts’ e-Filing System (EFS) as the National Registration Department has yet to resolve the issue within the MyIdentity system.
The Malaysian Bar reached out to the e-Court Division two weeks ago following issues with the filing of probate and letters of administration via the courts’ e-filing system. Lawyers say the matter has yet to be resolved.
Sabah politician Phillip Among claimed trial to five charges of outraging the modesty of two women, 24 hours after Permatang Pasir state assemblyman Muhammad Faiz Fadzil claimed trial at the Shah Alam magistrate’s court for outraging the modesty of a woman in a car.
In Twentytwo13’s Highlights today, a 35-year-old claimed trial to 100 charges of sexual assault on two minors. Robert Kuok still richest in Malaysia and cops nab man after high-speed chase in Petaling Jaya.
Senior lawyer Datuk Seri Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos says the Kuala Lumpur High Court’s decision to allow non-Muslims to use the word Allah is consistent with Article 11 (1) of the Federal Constitution which states every citizen is free to practise and profess a religion of their choice.
Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Harun did not show up in court today due to an “emergency”. She instructed her lawyers to issue cheques to Sarl Novovision as part payment of RM1.9m dues but she’s not off the hook just yet.
Senior lawyer Datuk Seri Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos says the judiciary should not be called into question no matter what the outcome of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s case.
Chief Justice of Malaysia Tan Sri Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat says it is “extremely disturbing” that the judiciary has been attacked only because the Public Prosecutor had exercised discretion to withdraw high-profile cases.