Month: August 2021

Documentary evidence in Rape cases in Malaysia

Rape involves a severe degree of emotional and psychological trauma. It may be described as a violation which in effect obliterated the personality of the victim. Its physical consequences equally are severe: the actual physical harm occasioned by the act of intercourse; associated violence or force and in some cases degradation; after the event, quite apart …

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Un-sink the cross-examination

What is cross-examination? The examination of a witness by the party opposed to the party who has first examined him, in order to test the truth of such first or direct examination, which is called examination in chief. ‘Opportunity to Cross-examine’ includes the method of cross interrogatories. This interpretation laid in the decided case of  QE v Ramachandra 19 Bom 749. During the cross examination, …

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Nuisance & Negligence: Common Law perspective on environmental liability and claims

Environmental Quality Act 1974 is Federal Act relating to the prevention, abatement, control of pollution and enhancement of the environment, and for purposes connected therewith. This Act makes provision for the prevention, abatement, control of pollution and enhancement of the environment. However, there are limited cases reported in Malaysia under the Act on the infringement of …

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How Malaysia Overcome Drink Driving .

In Malaysia, drunk driving is still a severe problem. Every year, a large number of people are killed as a result of drunk drivers. Last year, the administration held numerous meetings with various organisations and performed several surveys, all of which showed widespread support for tighter drink-driving regulations. These results led to a review of …

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Principles of effective compliance inspection

Compliance inspection can be defined as the inspection, testing and other activities that are required on a regular basis (at least every 90 days) in accordance with the maintenance program and plan and this Chapter, including the completion of a written or electronic checklist, and must be conducted and certified by a qualified person.[1] Compliance …

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What to know about leukemia and COVID-19 vaccinations

Leukemia is a bone marrow and blood malignancy that affects the immune cells in the blood. This can make people more vulnerable to infections and raise questions regarding COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccination against COVID-19 is recommended for persons with leukemia because the risks of COVID-19 considerably outweigh the risks of vaccinations. Leukemia refers to malignancies of …

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AstraZeneca COVID vaccine safe for breastfeeding women, health experts say, after official advice causes confusion

Sophie Hill scheduled an appointment to see her GP after government health advice changed recently, advising persons under 40 living in COVID-19 epidemic areas like Sydney to seriously consider taking the AstraZeneca vaccination. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for breastfeeding mothers in Australia, although many are ineligible in places where Pfizer only offers it …

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For businesses, NYC indoor vaccine mandate means safety — and headaches

The mandate improves safety, but poses “operational and economic challenges.” The indoor vaccine mandate in New York Jurisdiction went into force on Tuesday, making it the first major U.S. city to demand proof of COVID-19 inoculation to dine or drink inside bars and restaurants. According to the city, the new regulation covers practically every public …

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Texas State lays out COVID-19 health, safety protocols ahead of fall semester start

KXAN reports from SAN MARCOS, Texas. As another semester begins without an end in sight to the COVID-19 pandemic, administrators at Texas State University discussed coursework, campus life, and health precautions. A virtual press conference was held Thursday morning by many university administrators to discuss their plans for the fall semester. The University of Texas …

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