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Nation 10 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

PAS man accused of insulting woman’s modesty ordered to enter defence

A 54-year-old PAS member who was acquitted without his defence being called over a charge of insulting the modesty of a Puteri Umno member by a magistrates' court two years ago, was ordered to enter his defence by a High Court here yesterday.

Lifestyle 13 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Held in contempt

BHAG SINGH comes to the rescue and solves your legal woes.

Nation 07 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Arbitrator to hear his appeal on May 17

An arbitrator, who was sentenced to 12 months' jail four years ago for contempt of court, will hear his appeal against the offence on May 17.

Letters 29 Mar 2004 | 12:00 AM

The ‘power’ in the hands of India’s judiciary

A group of retired civil servants recently filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court of India praying that it take over the administration of the country in view of the all-round failure of the politicians.

Nation 25 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Court: Wrong to detain lawyer

The Court of Appeal ruled that there were irregularities in the proceedings when a Sessions Court judge ordered lawyer M. Kulasegaran to be detained in a lock-up for contempt of court eight years ago.

Letters 02 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Justice-for-sale sting

'President, Chief Justice arrest warrants leave Supreme Court aghast.' 'Sting shows justice is on sale; SC shocked as magistrate issues warrant against Kalam for Rs40,000.'

Nation 20 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Anwar's bail decision to be delivered tomorrow

The Court of Appeal will deliver its judgment Wednesday on whether to grant bail to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and his adopted brother Sukma Darmawan Sasmitaat Madja pending their final appeal against their convictions for sodomy.

Nation 14 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Laws on apostasy offences violate rights, says counsel

Laws that govern offences involving apostasy and acts that are inconsistent with Islam are violating the fundamental right to freedom of religion, a counsel submitted at the Federal Court.

Nation 11 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Lawyer: Appellants’ renunciation valid in law

A lawyer has argued that any law that regulates in any way the renouncing or changing of faith by a Muslim is inconsistent with the fundamental right to freedom of religion as enshrined in the Constitution.

Nation 11 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

High Court grants injunction against Bar

The High Court has granted a permanent injunction against the Malaysian Bar from holding any meeting to discuss issues that can be considered contempt or seditious.