Bhag Singh

Recent and archived articles by Bhag Singh

14 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Ordinary meaning in an extraordinary time

THE months leading up to GE14 were at times a period of uncertainty and confusion for many Malaysians. Through social media and press statements, politicians on both sides made plenty of allegations of wrongdoing. It was very hard for people to decide what to believe.

8 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Minor accidents can cause major hassles

ACCIDENTS happen all the time. Some are serious and cause injuries and substantial damage, while others result in minor damage but no injuries whatsoever.

22 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Stopping the legal clock

THE law of limitation plays an important role in regulating commercial and personal transactions.

8 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Do you know enough about contracts?

PEOPLE may question why I write about contracts and agreements because they believe that everyone already understands these simple and basic matters. But does Joe Public really know contracts and agreements if he does not deal with them often?

25 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Gratitude fades, agreements don’t

IN the course of a landlord-tenant relationship, the tenant may often feel that more is demanded of him than is fair. On the other hand, the landlord is inclined to take the view that he is being paid less than what he should get.

11 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Thoughts on the year ahead

ELEVEN days into the year, there is much to ponder on what lies ahead in the rest of 2018 and in the years beyond. From a legal perspective, my main thoughts are on the Federal Constitution.

28 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Pressing matters in year-end reflections

Some rulings and pronouncements over the past year provide food for thought, and clarify some outstanding issues.

14 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

A complex matter of reference

Law for everyone by Bhag Singh
A REFERENCE is a statement to a new employer by the former employer relating to the employee involved. It can be provided at the request of the new employer or former employer, or even voluntarily by the new employee.

30 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Debts are not that simple

There are limitations on the right of a creditor, including which debt a payment should be applied to.

16 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

RM268,000 for an assistance letter?

Help doesn’t usually come free in commercial transactions, and even just one signature can come with a very high price.