Written by an experienced court lawyer, Civil and Criminal Appeals in Malaysia (3Ed) provides an extensive and detailed exposition of the law governing the conduct of appeals in civil and criminal matters. It discusses all practical issues faced by the litigator in conducting an appeal. The procedural requirements are analysed at length to expose the multitude of technicalities inherent in appellate practice.
Author: TAN KEE HENG is an Advocate of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak who has been in active legal practice for more than 18 years. He has vast experience in corporate matters and has been involved in litigation and appeals involving many different areas of law.
Besides his busy law practice, Kee Heng has lectured various law subjects in a local institute and conducted various law seminars for banks and institutions over the years. He has had a key role in some of the leading legal publications in Malaysia: besides his Civil and Criminal Appeals in Malaysia, now in its third edition, he is Editor of the Borneo Law Reports (7 Volumes, Sweet & Maxwell, 2014) and Advisory Editor and Contributor to Malaysian Civil Procedure (Sweet & Maxwell, 2013, 2015).
He was appointed a Commissioner for Oaths by the Chief Justice of the Federal Court in February 2007.
NEW IN THIS EDITION:
– updated to reflect the provisions of the Rules of Court 2012
– takes into account the latest amendments to the Rules of the Federal Court 1995 and Rules of the Court of Appeal 1994:
o Rules of the Federal Court (Amendment) 2012: new rule 20 on filing of summons for directions; introduction of new rules 21A, 21B and 21C;
new Form 2A and Form 2B;
o Rules of the Federal Court (Amendment) 2013: new court fees
o Rules of the Court of Appeal (Amendment) 2012: new Form 4A
o Rules of the Court of Appeal (Amendment) 2013: new court fees
– updated court fees
– new court forms and sample forms
– numerous new Practice Directions and circulars applicable to appeals, including
o Arahan Amalan Mahkamah Rayuan Bil 1 Tahun 2008 and
o Arahan Amalan Mahkamah Rayuan Bil 2 Tahun 2014 (Panduan Pemfailan Dokumen dan Tempoh Masa Hujahan Lisan di Mahkamah Rayuan)
– recent case law developments