An offer to settle is an offer to compromise a matter or dispute in a suit with certain consequences of cost. The offer to settle mechanism replaced the previous method of payment into court however the principles remain the same.
The small claims procedure is put into place to allow direct access to justice for simple and straightforward disputes. Of course, there is nothing in law which forbids individuals from being a litigant in person, even for claims exceeding RM5,000.00. However, facing an opponent in court with an army of lawyers is no easy feat.
With knowledge at our very finger tips (and phones), most people understand that an injunction is a court order obtained to compel or restrain someone or something for a temporary or indefinite duration. The most notable injunctions include your freezing orders, search orders, fortuna injunctions and the ordinary interlocutory injunction. The Erinford Injunction, however, is the rarer breed worth noting.
Although the notice period issue is only looked at from the lens of an employee most of the time, it should not be overlooked that employers similarly have rights to ensure that a resigning employee complies with their contractual obligations. An abrupt resignation or abandonment of employment can cause an employer loss and damage as there would be an unplanned vacancy.
Once upon a time, there was an Ahlong named Ah Ben. A factory worker, Ah Kao was in dire need of cash, and decided to take a loan from Ah Ben. Ah Kao didn’t repay the money when it was due, so Ah Ben showed up at his door and beat Ah Kao up badly with a metal rod.
In Part 1, we have discussed what are the apportionments determined for spouse, parents, daughter(s) and granddaughter(s). Therefore, in this Part 2, we will discuss how will a sibling or grandparents inherit from the deceased according to the Islamic law.
Order 24 of the Rules of Court 2012 lays down the civil procedural rules for the Discovery and Inspection of documents. This infographic provides a quick overview on what Order 24 ROC 2012 entails.
According to the Cambridge Advance Learners Dictionary, an ‘employee’ is defined as “someone who is paid to work for someone else”. While the word in itself appears to encompass all employees, not all employees are provided for under the Employment Act 1955.
Defamation action can arise from both common laws claim i.e. tortious claim and statutory claim i.e. Defamation Act 1957. Generally, defamation claims are divided into two types, namely Slander and Libel.
We have previously discussed and learned who are considered heirs in Islam. Now, how do these heirs inherit from the deceased? What are their determined portions under the Islamic law? This article will provide the answers for the same.