The Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (“CIPAA 2012”) intends to provide quick payment through adjudication. Notwithstanding of the aforementioned, a speedy relief must not be at the expense of fairness to parties.
In this article, let’s discuss the other side of consumerism where consumers are equipped with the knowledge of their rights and seek to protect themselves from unscrupulous suppliers or manufacturers.
What happens when your beautician messes up your treatment so badly that your face is severely scarred or hurt beyond remedy? Can you take an action against this beautician from hell?
There are generally two matters to be looked into when determining whether a mere proclamation of emergency affects the performance of a contract, (i) the contractual provisions, and (ii) the legal doctrine of frustration.
When hiring new employees, employers will usually put them on a “probation”. The purpose of the probationary period is to allow employers to assess whether the new employee is suitable for the role and whether they will be a good fit for the company.
Despite the many housing schemes and initiatives to encourage people to purchase their first home property, property overhang still plagues the country. As working-from-home becomes the new norm for most, working space at home becomes more important.
“It will be clear that the underlying basis of the doctrine of [forced resignation] is the existence of facts showing that an employee was put under compulsion to resign and that if he declined to do so, the employer would proceed to dismiss him in any event.”
Justice must not only be done, but must be seen to be done. This statement contains the expectation that when parties appear before a judge, he would adjudicate between them in an impartial manner. This article seeks to discuss the law in relation to judicial bias, particularly apparent bias arising from a written judgment.
Sexual harassment in the workplace is nothing new, and as I write this article I feel as if I may be beating a dead horse. Though this area has been extensively discussed, I will do my best to not only discuss the legal aspects of it, but also offer practical solutions to both employers and employees.
“The limitation law is promulgated for the primary object of discouraging plaintiffs from sleeping on their actions and more importantly to put a definite end to litigation.” – Hashim Yeop Sani, then Chief Justice of Malaya in the case of Credit Corporation (M) Bhd v Fong Tak Sin”