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ACE HOLDINGS BHD v. NORAHAYU RAHMAD & ANOR
Court of Appeal, Putrajaya
S Nantha Balan, Mariana Yahya, Wong Kian Kheong JJCA
[Civil Appeal No: WA-01(A)-83-02-2022]
6 June 2023
[2023] 5 MLRA 96

JUDGMENT

Wong Kian Kheong JCA:

A. Background

[1] The 1st respondent (1st Respondent) claimed that she had been appointed in 2018 by the appellant company (Appellant) to be the Appellant's Vice President. The Appellant however claimed that the 1st Respondent was not its employee but was instead an "independent agent" who had agreed to refer "high net worth" individuals to invest in its products and services in return for commission.

[2] By way of a letter dated 1 April 2019, the Appellant terminated the 1st Respondent's appointment with effect from 28 March 2019 (1st Respondent's Dismissal).

[3] The 1st Respondent filed Kuala Lumpur High Court Civil Suit No: WA-22NCvC-586-08/2019 on 20 August 2019 against, among others, the Appellant (Civil Suit). In the Civil Suit, the 1st Respondent had claimed for "renewal commission fees" amounting to RM1,149,680.00.

[4] On 11 April 2019, the 1st Respondent made a written representation to the Director General for Industrial Relations (DG) pursuant to s 20(1) of the Industrial Relations Act 1967 (IRA) to be reinstated in her former employment with the Appellant (1st Respondent's Representation).

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
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Industrial Court, Johor
[2016] 2 MELR 374
16/4-157/15
27 April 2016 [+]
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