Court of Appeal grants stay in S'wak govt's lawsuit against Petronas


Petronas counsel Datuk Malik Imtiaz Sarwar speaking to reporters after the hearing. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/THE STAR

KUCHING: The Court of Appeal has granted Petronas a stay of proceedings in the Sarawak government's suit to recover unpaid state sales tax from the national oil corporation.

Court of Appeal judges Mary Lim, M. Nantha Balan and Supang Lian allowed Petronas' appeal against the High Court's dismissal of its stay application after hearing submissions from counsel here on Wednesday (Feb 19).

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