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Should the subordinate courts have more power?

Should the subordinate courts have more power?

WHY has there been such a furore over the government’s amendment of the Subordinate Courts Act? And why should the public care that the Act has been amended? As a result of Parliament passing the amendment, the Sessions Court can now hear civil cases worth up to RM1 million while the Magistrates Court cases worth […]

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Inquest into Teoh’s death adjourned (Updated 5.40pm)

Inquest into Teoh’s death adjourned (Updated 5.40pm)

Updated 5:40pm, 29 July 2009 SHAH ALAM, 29 July 2009: The inquest into the death of political aide Teoh Beng Hock has been adjourned to 5 Aug. Coroner Azmil Muntapha Abas adjourned the hearing to enable lawyer Gobind Singh Deo (representing Teoh’s family), lawyer Malik Imtiaz Sarwar (representing the Selangor government) and the Bar Council […]

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Mohd Osman was not admitted in HKL: Director

KUALA LUMPUR, 11 Feb 2009: Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) Director Datuk Dr Zaininah Mohd Zain today denied that Changkat Jering assemblyperson Mohd Osman Jailu had been admitted to the hospital recently. “Changkat Jering assemblyperson Mohd Osman Jailu was never admitted to HKL,” she told Bernama today, in response to the claim by Mohd Osman’s sister […]

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RPK bid to transfer case set for 20 Jan

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Dec 2008: The High Court here today set 20 Jan to hear an application by blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin for the criminal defamation case against him to be transferred back to the Magistrate’s Court. Judicial Commissioner Zainal Azman Ab Aziz also gave two weeks, until 19 Dec, to Raja Petra and the […]

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