SSM chief executive officer Datuk Azmi Ariffin said the commission
launched the Corporate Law Reform Committee on Dec 17, 2003, to oversee
“The goal of the committee is to conduct a review of the legislative
framework as set out by the Companies Act.
“In this is in line with the government’s aspiration to ensure that the
corporate law framework maintains its edge in attracting foreign and
domestic investments, expanding entrepreneurship as well as easing
business processes in Malaysia.”
Religion has the potential strength to contribute meaningfully to better acceptance of human rights, the two being interdependent forms of social ordering across the world.
THE relationship between religion and human rights (what I personally term human-rightism) is complicated and likely to remain controversial. To foster a better understanding between them, Ikim took the initiative to organise the seminar Religion and Human Rights: Towards a Better Understanding in June.
Fifteen papers were deliberated, including a keynote address by Mashood A. Baderin, Professor of Law and Head of the School of Law, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
Mashood, who specialises in human rights, Islamic Law and international human rights law, is a prolific scholar on the subject matter, with books and numerous articles as well as paper presentations all over the world.
TEMERLOH: Persatuan Anak Felda (Anak) president Mazlan Aliman has filed a RM20mil suit against four parties, including the Government, for his unlawful arrest and detention after a meeting at a settler’s house in Raub in March.
Mazlan, 44, named Lembah Klau Felda manager Awang Sulong, arresting officer Insp Mohd Azran Rahmat, Felda and the Government as defendants.
He also asked for a declaration that his 24-hour detention from March 9 until 10am the next day was wrongful imprisonment, and the remand order issued by the Raub magistrate’s court dated March 10 was null and void. The suit was filed by Mazlan’s counsel Wan Rohimi Wan Daud at the Temerloh High Court here yesterday.
Public feedback sought for third-party motor insurance
PETALING JAYA: Public feedback is still being sought for the third-party motor insurance to ensure it is fair for both consumers and the industry, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Donald Lim Siang Chai.
He said the draft policy was expected to be finalised either by the end of the year or early next year to allow more time for the public, private sector and insurance industry players to provide feedback on the framework.
“We want to ensure that the rakyat does not face bureaucracy during the claiming process as some are experiencing now,” he told reporters yesterday after launching the book ‘Industry Elites’ at the Lexus Malaysia showroom.
Mahkamah Tinggi tolak permohonan Anwar batalkan tuduhan liwat
KUALA LUMPUR: Mahkamah Tinggi di sini sebentar tadi menolak permohonan ketua pembangkang, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim untuk membatalkan tuduhan liwat yang dihadapinya.
Hakim Datuk Mohamad Zabidin Mohd Diah membuat keputusan itu selepas mendapati integriti kes pendakwaan tidak terjejas berikutan dakwaan wujud hubungan intim antara Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan dengan timbalan pendakwa raya, Farah Azlina Latif.
Ini berikutan peranan Farah Azlina dalam kes pendakwaan adalah terhad dengan mencatat nota prosiding saja, tidak mempunyai akses kepada kertas siasatan, tidak mengetahui mengenai strategi pendakwaan dan tidak mengendalikan saksi, katanya.
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Risk Management for Staff Workshop, Kuala Lumpur (20 June 2013) Organised by the Bar Council Professional Indemnity Insurance Committee, this workshop will be held at 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, at Raja Aziz Addruse Auditorium, Bar Council, on 20 June 2013 (Thursday). The workshop carries seven CPD points. Click on the link above for more details.
Kuala Lumpur Bar Seminar on Judicial Review 101 (20 June 2013) Organised by the Kuala Lumpur Bar Professional Development Committee, this session by Shanmuga Kanesalingam will be held at 3:00 pm, at Kuala Lumpur Bar Auditorium, 10th Floor, Wisma Kraftangan, on 20 June 2013 (Thursday). The seminar carries two CPD points. Click on the link above for more details.
Kuala Lumpur Bar Strategic Litigation Camp (21 to 23 June 2013) Organised by the Kuala Lumpur Bar Young Lawyers Committee and the Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights, this event will be held at the Firefly Park Resort, Kuala Selangor, from 21 to 23 June 2013 (Friday to Sunday). Click on the link above for more details.
The Legacy Series | Gopal Sri Ram Lectures (June and July 2013) Organised by the Bar Council Professional Standards and Development Committee, these lectures by Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram will be held at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, at Raja Aziz Addruse Auditorium, Bar Council, on 24 June 2013 (Monday), and 9, 16 and 23 July 2013 (Tuesdays). The lectures carry two CPD points each. Click on the link above for more details.
Seminar on Medical Disability and the Assessment of Damages (6 and 7 July 2013) Co-organised by Malaysian Occupational Therapy Association, Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society and Perdana University, in collaboration with Bar Council, this seminar will be held at Berjaya Times Square, Kuala Lumpur, on 6 and 7 July 2013 (Saturday and Sunday). The seminar carries 10 CPD points. Click on the link above for more details.