CASES OF THE WEEK

CHE SOM CHE MAT v. PENTADBIR TANAH DAERAH KERIAN
HIGH COURT MALAYA, IPOH
LEE SWEE SENG JC
[LAND REFERENCE NO: 15-17-2011]
1 JULY 2013

LAND LAW: Acquisition of land - Compulsory - Compensation - Objection against - Land Acquisition Act 1960, s. 38(1) - Whether compensation reflected true market value of land - Whether applicant's valuer and government's valuer had come to common concurrence - Whether court had discretion to differ from amount decided upon by both assessors - Injurious affection to remainder of land - Whether amount awarded should be increased - Whether applicant should be compensated for earth filling works carried out to construct new house on remaining land - Whether applicant should be allowed to claim for damage to crops - Interest - Award of - Whether on increased computation - Land Acquisition Act 1960, ss. 40D & 48 - National Land Code, s. 115

LAND LAW: Acquisition of land - Compensation - Assessment of - Whether compensation reflected true market value of land - Whether applicant's valuer and government's valuer had come to common concurrence - Whether court had discretion to differ from amount decided upon by both assessors - Injurious affection to remainder of land - Whether amount awarded should be increased - Whether applicant should be compensated for earth filling works carried out to construct new house on remaining land - Whether applicant should be allowed to claim for damage to crops - Interest - Award of - Whether on increased computation - Land Acquisition Act 1960, ss. 40D & 48 - National Land Code, s. 115

PP lwn. MOHD HELMI DATO' HJ SHA'RI [2013] 2 SMC 223
MAHKAMAH SESYEN, JOHOR BAHRU
MOHAMAD HALDAR ABDUL AZIZ HS
[KES TANGKAP NO: 61-6-2011 & 61-7-2011]
9 APRIL 2012

UNDANG-UNDANG JENAYAH: Rasuah - Menerima suapan secara rasuah - Pertuduhan di bawah s. 16(a)(B) Akta Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia 2009 dan s. 165 Kanun Keseksaan - Tertuduh menerima sumbangan berbentuk wang - Sama ada tertuduh seorang penjawat awam - Sama ada menerima barangan berharga tanpa balasan - Sama ada tertuduh mempunyai pengetahuan bahawa pemberi sumbangan mempunyai hubungan rasmi dengan majikan - Sama ada anggapan statutori di bawah s. 50(3) Akta Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia 2009 dipatahkan

UNDANG-UNDANG JENAYAH: Kanun Keseksaan - Seksyen 165 - Sama ada elemen-elemen kesalahan dibuktikan - Sama ada anggapan statutori di bawah s. 50(3) Akta Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia 2009 dipatahkan

PROSEDUR JENAYAH: Pembelaan - Keterangan - Sama ada bersifat `afterthought' - Sama ada tertuduh memberi keterangan yang konsisten dan jujur - Sama ada memberi faedah keraguan - Sama ada tertuduh berjaya menimbulkan keraguan munasabah terhadap kes pendakwaan

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