Category Archives: Legislation

Can You Return a Product That You Wrongly Bought?

By Joseph Cheah   Microsoft have had the following gaming consoles in the market: Xbox One X (discontinued around 16th July 2020) Xbox One S All-Digital (discontinued around 16th July 2020) Xbox One S (available for purchase) Xbox Series X (available on 10th November 2020) Xbox Series S (available on 10th November 2020) The above[Read More]

Charging Double Rent the Correct Way

By Joseph Cheah   If a tenant refuses to move out upon the expiry of the tenancy, the landlord is entitled to charge double rent. Section 28(4)(a) of the Civil Law Act 1956 provides: “Every tenant holding over after the determination of his tenancy shall be chargeable, at the option of his landlord, with double[Read More]

Reliefs under the COVID-19 Bill

By Khoo Thean Chiap   The Malaysia government has finally tabled its Temporary Measures for Reducing the Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Bill 2020 (“Covid-19 Bill”) in Parliament. It seeks to address contractual and statutory issues arising from COVID-19, including modifying 16 existing laws such as the Limitation Act 1953, Insolvency Act 1967, Consumer[Read More]

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