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Employment Law
Breaking Down the Minimum Wage Concept in Malaysia
Breaking Down the Minimum Wage Concept in Malaysia
What is minimum wage? Malaysia introduced its first national minimum wage policy in 2013. Before this, market forces largely determined wage levels, resulting in disparities and exploitation in specific sectors. Introducing a minimum wage was crucial to creating a fairer and more equitable society in Malaysia. Definition of minimum wage Minimum wage refers to the lowest amount of remuneration that employers are legally required to pay their employees for their...
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Personal Legal Procedures
Comprehensive Legal Guide to Personal Bankruptcy in Malaysia
Comprehensive Legal Guide to Personal Bankruptcy in Malaysia
According to the latest statistics from the Malaysian Department of Insolvency (MDI), Malaysia’s bankruptcy cases have risen in recent years. The latest number recorded by MDI shows that a total of 34,043 individuals were declared bankrupt from the year 2019 until April 2023. This indicates a concerning trend of financial distress among Malaysians and highlights the importance of understanding the process of declaring personal bankruptcy and seeking appropriate legal advice....
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Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Understanding the Small Claim Procedure in Malaysia
Understanding the Small Claim Procedure in Malaysia
What is a small claim procedure? A small claim procedure in Malaysia is a simplified and cost-effective legal process designed to resolve small amounts of money disputes. It is an alternative to the regular court system, which can be time-consuming and expensive.  Its purpose is to make seeking justice more accessible and affordable to the general public, especially for cases where the disputed amount makes hiring a lawyer impracticable. Small claims dispute...
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Inheritance
Estate Planning for Muslims: Hibah
Estate Planning for Muslims: Hibah
Hibah – A Tool for Estate Planning in Islam In Islam, specific principles and guidelines exist for Muslims to manage their wealth and estate. Understanding these principles is essential for Muslims who wish to follow the teachings of the Al-Quran. This article will explore key elements of one of Islamic estate and financial planning known as Hibah. These principles of estate planning exist not only as a guide to individuals but...
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Inheritance
Exploring Basics of Faraid- Islamic Law of Inheritance
Exploring Basics of Faraid- Islamic Law of Inheritance
Estate Planning Tools for Muslims There are four dimensions in estate planning for Muslims: Faraid, Wasiyyah (wills) Hibah (gifts) and Waqf (charitable) For Muslims, proper Islamic estate planning can be key to the smooth distribution of assets to their heirs. When a Muslim dies, the Islamic Law of Inheritance, namely Faraid, applies to the distribution of the deceased’s estate. This article will discuss the basics of faraid applicable to Muslims....
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Employment Law
Leave Entitlement in Malaysia
Leave Entitlement in Malaysia
Know Your Leave Policy As an employee in Malaysia, you are entitled to six (6) different kinds of statutory leave provided under the Employment Act 1955. Statutory leave is the legal minimum amount of paid leave that all employees are entitled to from their employer in a year. Besides the minimum leave outlined in the act, other types of leave, determined by industry practice and policy, vary among companies. Leave...
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