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The Securities Commission’s powers

The Securities Commission’s powers

The Securities Commission’s investigation of the Kenmark scandal exposes flaws in the Securities Commission Act 1993. More on this issue in Found in Quotation.

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Probe high number of deaths of migrants in custody

Probe high number of deaths of migrants in custody

THE Malaysian Bar is disturbed about the high number of migrants who have died while in custody. In July 2009, the Dewan Rakyat was told that some 2,029 persons died in prisons, rehabilitation centres and immigration detention centres between 2002 and 1 June 2009. More recently, Suhakam Commissioner Datuk Siva Subramaniam was quoted as saying […]

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PKA complaints to professional bodies about PKFZ consultants

KUALA LUMPUR, 26 Oct 2009: The Port Klang Authority (PKA) today lodged complaints with the relevant professional bodies against three of its consultants involved in the scandal-hit Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) project. The PKA said in a statement issued by chairperson Lee Hwa Beng that it had lodged a complaint with the Advocates & […]

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Police should apologise for mass arrests: MCA

Police should apologise for mass arrests: MCA

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 May 2009: The MCA wants Royal Malaysian Police to apologise for their hastiness in conducting the mass arrests of candlelight vigil participants and lawyers last week, despite the fact that they did not pose any threat to the police. The party also wants the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Musa Hassan […]

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Bar to hold EGM against police action

Bar to hold EGM against police action

PETALING JAYA, 8 May 2009: The Malaysian Bar will be holding an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) on 15 or 16 May next week to protest against the arrest of lawyers trying to represent their clients. Bar Council chairperson Ragunath Kesavan said the EGM would propose a motion calling for the rule of law to be […]

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Police mockery of right to legal access

THE Malaysian Bar strongly condemns the arrest last night of five lawyers at the Brickfields police station who were there to represent their clients.  We are shocked and disgusted by this blatant transgression of the rule of law.  By their action, the police personnel in question have demonstrated utter disrespect and blatant disregard for the […]

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