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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.

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Lawyers and their social circles

BACK when those who wanted to study law had few institutions of higher learning to choose from, there was more camaraderie among lawyers. However, a law graduate today comes from any of a growing list of local and foreign schools, and there is rarely a strong bond between lawyers who have studied in different universities.

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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.

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Stopping the legal clock

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

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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?

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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.

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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.

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Pressing matters in year-end reflections

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

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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.

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Debts are not that simple

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

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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.

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The controversy over flag burning

Countries differ on whether there should be laws against desecrating such national symbols, or whether doing so is a legitimate political statement.

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