Federal Court: MPAJ has full immunity from claims


  • Nation
  • Saturday, 18 Feb 2006

PUTRAJAYA: Local councils cannot be held liable for losses suffered by anyone should a building collapse, the Federal Court has ruled. 

The court said this when it held that the Ampang Jaya Municipal Council (MPAJ) was not liable for losses suffered by 73 residents of two blocks of the Highland Towers condominium who had to evacuate after the collapse of Block One 13 years ago, killing 48 people. 

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