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TETUAN KHANA & CO v. SALING LAU BEE CHIANG & ANOR AND OTHER APPEALS
Court of Appeal, Putrajaya
Idrus Harun, Hasnah Mohammed Hashim, Yeoh Wee Siam JJCA
[Civil Appeal Nos: J-02(NCVC)(W)-219-02-2017, J-02(W)-220-02-2017 & J-02(W)-221-02-2017]
17 January 2019
[2019] 2 MLRA 112

JUDGMENT

Yeoh Wee Siam JCA:

Introduction

[1] This judgment is in respect of the following three appeals heard before us on 28 February 2018, 9-12 July 2018, 13 August 2018, 15 August 2018 and 16 August 2018 arising from Johor Bahru High Court Civil Suit No: 22-2282009 ("Suit 228"):

(1) Appeal No J-02(W)-219-02/2017 filed by Tetuan Khana & Co ("4th defendant") ("Appeal 219");

(2) Appeal No J-02(W)-220-02/2017 filed by Ramlan Bin Adong & 12 others ("Appeal 220");

(3) Appeal No J-02(W)-221-02/2012 filed by Dinesh Kanavaji a/l Kanawagi ("Dinesh") ("Appeal 221").

[2] In this judgment, the parties are referred to as they were in the High Court. However, wherever the context requires, any of the defendants and/or Dinesh would be referred to as "the appellant" or "the appellants".

Background Facts

The Land Acquisition

[3] Sometime in the early 1990s, the Johor State Government acquired 53,000 hectares of land in the Linggui Valley, Kota Tinggi District, Johor for the purposes of construction of a dam pursuant to an agreement with the Government of Singapore ("the Land"). The acquisition of the Land affected mainly three Orang Asli villages, namely;

CASE HIGHLIGHTS

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Federal Court, Putrajaya
2016] 5 MLRA 529
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TAN POOI YEE v. KETUA PENGARAH JABATAN PENDAFTARAN NEGARA
High Court Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
[2016] 5 MLRH 501
24NCVC-1306-08-2015
18 July 2016 [+]
ILANGOVAN KRISHNAN v. SHIYA SDN BHD
Industrial Court, Johor
[2016] 2 MELR 374
16/4-157/15
27 April 2016 [+]
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