Contract Class


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Learning Outcomes (LO):

1Identify the principles of contracts law in relation to the vitiating factors, illegality, restraint of trade, frustration, performance and breach of contract
2Compare and contrast the position of the Malaysian Law with the Common Law
3Apply the relevant principles in relation to the above topics in resolving disputes.
4Demonstrate the application of case law to solve legal problems.

List of Topics & Slides

2Undue InfluenceSLIDES
7Restraint of TradeSLIDES
10Damages for Breach SLIDES

List of Statutes

News Stories

1. “Cabbie nabbed for transporting illegal immigrants,” The Star, 4 May 2017 (Link)

JOHOR BARU: A taxi driver was arrested for transporting six illegal immigrants who had just arrived into the country. During the first incident, Pengerang Markas tactical team noticed the taxi heading towards Sungai Tengah at around 3.30pm. “Upon inspection, we discovered that all the passengers, aged between 23 to 53 years, did not possess any valid travelling documents and admitted that they had just entered the country,” he said in a press conference on Tuesday. He added that all of the suspects, including the Malaysian taxi driver were brought to the Bandar Penawar station for further action. ACP Khiu said that the case is being investigated under Section 5(2) of the Immigration Act 1959/63 (Amendment 2002) for not possessing legal documentation to enter and leave the country through gazetted routes. (Link)

2. Court dismisses suit against celebrity Nur Fazura, Universal Music
Bernama, Jun 18, 2020 (Link)

KUALA LUMPUR: The owner of Maydan Trading has failed in his suit against celebrity Nur Fazura, or her real name, Nur Faizura Shariffudin, and Universal Music Sdn Bhd for alleged breach of contract after the actress and singer launched her health and beauty product ‘Trudolly’ while the contract was still in effect. Judge Datuk Mohd Firuz Jaffril struck out the suit filed by plaintiff Narhamdan Abd Malek on the grounds that the court found there was no breach of contract between the plaintiff and Nur Fazura as the first defendant. (Link).