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Sunday,20 August,2017

Laws

What Does The Law Mean To You?

Although we all have an understanding of what law is, and generally why it’s appropriate that it should be in place to serve and regulate our conduct in society, we seldom think of what law [...]

How To Write A Will

Do you know what will happen to your assets (whether it’s a million dollar savings or your stamp collection, etc) after you die? Who will use your assets (eg the car) and who will benefit [...]

Proper Service Of Process

  Service of process is the procedure employed to give legal notice to a person (such as a defendant) of a court or administrative body’s exercise of its jurisdiction over that person so as to [...]

Sim V Stretch (Defamatory Meaning)

The plaintiff complained that the defendant had written in a telegram to accuse him of enticing away a servant. The House considered the process of deciding whether words were defamatory. Held: The telegram was incapable of [...]

O’Shea v MGN Limited (What Is Libel?)

Case: O’Shea v MGN Limited [2001] EMLR 943 The claimant sued the owner of a pornographic website and the publisher of a newspaper for libel, over advertisements for the site. She alleged that a model who appeared in the advertisements closely [...]

Harvey v Facey (Invitation To Treat)

It is a trite law that in order for a binding contract to be formed, there must be an ‘offer’ and an ‘acceptance’ of that offer. While this requirement seems to be straight forward, in [...]

DIY – Check Your Feelings Before You Post Anything on FB, And Think Hard Before Sharing an FB Post

There is a Malay saying about fire being a friend when it’s small and a foe when it’s big.  Anger is like fire – easily sparked, stoked and spread in this world through instant communications, [...]

Senarai Artikel Undang-Undang Buruh Malaysia Yang Telah DiTerbitkan

Antara artikel yang paling popular yang dihasilkan di blog ini adalah artikel-artikel yang berkaitan dengan undang-undang buruh di Malaysia. Kebanyakkan yang memberikan ‘feedback’ dan membentangkan masaalah mereka adalah golongan pekerja, namun tidak kurang juga majikan [...]

Akta Kerja 1955: Notis Berhenti Kerja

Pendahuluan Sebagaimana yang sering saya jelaskan di blog ini, hubungan dan tanggungjawab antara pekerja dan majikan dibina atas ikatan kontrak. Kontrak ini boleh secara bertulis atau tidak bertulis. Kontrak wujud apabila majikan membuat tawaran pekerjaan [...]