Court: Son has legal basis to sue dad

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  • Tuesday, 13 Jan 2004

IPOH: The High Court here ruled that a 22-year-old accounting diploma student has a reasonable cause of action to obtain a court order compelling his father to finance his education overseas. 

High Court deputy registrar Roslan Hamid said there was a legal basis to Foo Dui Geng’s action against his father, Woon Keat, 45, as provided for by Section 95 of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act, 1976 on the duration of orders for custody and maintenance. 

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